Driving ATtiny11 with 9v battery
David VanHorn email (remove spam text)
>To guarantee that datasheet spec is met for the L part (and guaranteeing
>that datasheet spec is met is an essential part of acceptable design), you
>could allow the battery to go from 9v6 down to 6v8 IF the zener knee was
Zeners have bad knees.
Worse, as the current goes down, the knee gets worse, and the Vz changes.
> While it MAY be OK to run a blink-a-LED program with such a
>widely varying supply, the savings of a few cents in the power supply is
>exposing beginners to a range of other factors which may confuse and
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