12 volts dc from 24 volts dc

12 volts dc from 24 volts dc

Taking 12 volts dc from 24 volts dc can ruin the batteries in a 24 volt system. Here’s how to do it effectively and safely. There are two main ways. The choice depends mainly on the peak current needed: for example the plus 130 amps for a typical microwave oven limits choice to the equalising system described below.