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Can I easily increase the voltage input range on this DC-DC converter?

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I bought a Dc-Dc converter which has an adjustable voltage range of 1.25-36V. This is the unit I bought below.

http://www.amazon.com/DROK-Regulato...adjustable/dp/B00C4QVTNU/ref=cm_cd_al_qh_dp_i

However the input range is 5-40V DC.

The unit has 5 caps rated at 330UF and 50Volts. If I replace the caps with 330UF 100 volt caps, will this allow me to use the unit at 72 volts input voltage?

I see what looks like 2 fets on the board, I am not sure if those have a voltage limitation.

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Hi,

Usually not the capacitors make the voltage limit, but semiconductors.
But in detail you have to check every single device if ut is able to withstand the higher voltage.

Klaus
 

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