Re: [uCsimm] Voltage regulator backwards?

From: Geoffrey Wossum (
Date: Mon Aug 06 2001 - 01:15:03 EDT

> > It might get a little warm, but that's definitely too hot. Check to make
> > sure that your power supply outputs DC, and that it is positive tip.
> > Otherwise, you're running voltage through it backwards.
> Its DC, and the inner ring is set to -ve.

There's you're problem. The tip (inner ring) should be positive.
Hopefully you haven't blown your regulator yet.

Geoffrey Wossum
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