DC power supplies up/down convertion

I’ve started a small discussion on options to perform down-conversions.

Bottom line is that for a few dollars a buck converter will handle up to 3Watts. Past that the use of a power transistor around a voltage regulator works for 10’s of amps.

http://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=339114.0

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