EEVblog #957 – How To Measure DC-DC Converter Efficiency

Dave shows you how to setup, measure and generate an Efficiency vs Load Current characteristic curve for a DC-DC converter, just like you see in the datasheets.
Several traps for young players are discussed, along with plotting Logarithmic axis charts in a spreadsheet.
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DIY Electronic Load video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xX2SVcItOA
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