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Anonymous
Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2004 - 8:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I went to the jameco website to get the oscillator for the radio transmitter, but it says that it is for 5 volts. Can I still use this for the transmitter which uses 9 volts?
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Simon Quellen Field (Sfield)
Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2004 - 9:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It will depend on the particular device, but most are CMOS devices that
will work at higher voltages. Some I have tried won't work at 9 volts
but work at 6 volts. I haven't damaged any by using 9 volts, but there
is always a first time.

The ones we carry in our catalog are guaranteed to work at 9 volts.
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Anonymous
Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2004 - 9:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well that's probably why my first transmitter broke. I bought the same kind of oscillator from them. Well I guess I will probably buy one from you now!
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Simon Quellen Field (Sfield)
Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2004 - 9:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Just try it with 6 volts.
Your oscillator is probably still OK.

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