The Great Search: 5V Boost for CAN Bus Transceiver #TheGreatSearch @digikey @adafruit
The Great Search is a new series of videos (playlist) focused on searching the Digi-Key catalog to narrow down to the parts you want to buy. This week’s video:
Today we were working on an all-in-one CAN bus Feather. CAN bus is a protocol with a hardware signalling layer that is specified for 5V logic, and there’s a 120 ohm termination resistor. This means we will need at least 50mA for the signalling control. Let’s find a DC/DC converter that will get us a nice clean 5V with minimal cost and complexity on Digi-Key!
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