Do you have any advise on the best way to do this. Voltage divider, diodes, voltage regulator...

Thanks.

On 2/1/07, Dave Hylands < dhylands@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Rob,

On 2/1/07, Rob Barnes < robcb85@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am planning to connect a sensor, that outputs at 5V, to the Rx of a UART
> on the GPSstix. I know the GPSstix runs at 3.3V, so would it be better (with
> respect to power, performance, and noise) to step this voltage down closer
> to 3.3V before connecting it to the GPSstix?

Not only would it be better, but it's REQUIRED. Connecting 5v up to
anything on the gpsstix could damage things.

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Dave Hylands
Vancouver, BC, Canada
http://www.DaveHylands.com/

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