Previously, we looked at resistor voltage dividers. Sometimes I get questions about using these instead of regulators. In this video, I show why that doesn’t work. In fact, I go one step further and show that Zener regulators do not work either.

Voltage Divider as a Regulator Show Notes

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In the episode, I am featuring the Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 breakout 4. I highly recommend this board if you are interested in the ESP8266. It doesn’t have a serial to USB interface. However, it is far more reliable (and usable) than those worthless $5 8266 boards on eBay. (By Far.)

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