This converter circuit uses a third wire connected upstream of the power switch to «kick-start» operation at less than 250 mV, while using a BJT rather than a JFET or germanium transistor

AuthorsLouis Vlemincq
Main DocumentArticle «Trick a BJT-based converter into starting at only 250 mV dc»
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This converter circuit uses a third wire connected upstream of the power switch to «kick-start» operation at less than 250 mV, while using a BJT rather than a JFET or germanium transistor

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