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


On 2/1/07, Dave Hylands <> wrote:
Hi Rob,

On 2/1/07, Rob Barnes <> 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.

Dave Hylands
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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