Freerunner-powered bike ride

Brad Midgley bmidgley at
Mon Aug 4 02:08:25 CEST 2008


> My solution consists of a MOSFET rectifier bridge and a low-dropout
> linear voltage regulator that outputs 5 volts:

a switching regulator would generate less waste heat and present less
physical resistance in the dynamo. Maybe it's negligible, but it's not
that much expense to upgrade from a linear regulator.

I have one of these
that I could try once I have a hub dynamo.


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