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Powering electronics with heat from your body!

In this science short, we’ll look at how to use the LTC3108 ultra-low voltage booster/controller chip and breakout board and how this remarkable microchip can even power electronics using peltier tiles to convert your body heat into electricity.

In this video, I used the CJMCU 3108 breakout board.
LTC3108 datasheet from Analog Devices:

Click to access LTC3108.pdf


Or use the shortened link: https://bit.ly/2Zcm65t

This is the surface mount transformer I got from Mouser: https://www.mouser.ca/ProductDetail/994-LPR6235-752SMRB
(about $3 Canadian each)

Here’s the component map of the breakout board correlated with the Analog Electronics schematic from the datasheet:
https://techvalleysciencecentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/circuit-parts1.jpg

Here’s the pinout if you want to solder an non-surface mount transformer:
https://techvalleysciencecentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/soldering-pads.jpg

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