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Expanded Scale 12v Battery Voltage Monitor
January 17, 2011

Expanded Scale 12v Battery Voltage Monitor
The circuit below expands the battery voltage monitoring scale for a 12v battery so a more accurate voltage reading can be made.  The numbers printed onto the face of a standard 0v to 5v meter are changed so the scale ranges from 10v to 15v.

The circuit uses an operational Amplifier and a voltage regulator to perform the level shifting and rescaling of the battery voltage so the output varies from 0v to 5v with an input voltage of 10v to 15v.

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Battery Expanded Voltage Monitor designed by Dave Johnson



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