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.
Electronic Load Kit
BM235 Multimeter: http://amzn.to/2hJp78T
Rigol PSU
DIY Electronic Load VIDEO
Forum HERE

from EEVblog https://www.eevblog.com/2016/12/19/eevblog-957-how-to-measure-dc-dc-converter-efficiency/

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