Re: [uCsimm] Voltage is down

From: profesor@sidehack.sat.gweep.net
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 09:15:39 EDT


I would guess that the voltage regulator on the gardener board is blown.
It's a cheap part, and you can get it from digikey (www.digikey.com). I
had this problem when I first got my uCsimm, but it was because I hooked
the power supply up backwards (oops!).

        -Matt

>
> I use my uCsimm for some weeks. Today, when I came back from lunch, it
> suddenly did't work any more. Here is the description of what is the actual
> situation :
>
> - I power the uCsimm gardner with 6V.
> - If I don't put the uCsimm, the voltage on the gardner is 3.3V (which is
> quite correct)
> - When I put the uCsimm, this same volatage go down to 1.3 V (if I remember
> well, it should be 3.3V). And of
> course, the uCsimm doesn't work any more.
>
> I want to know if somone already have had this problem and if someone know
> what component could have had a problem.
>
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