Automobiles contain complicated wire harnesses. In place of this complexity, manufacturers are trying to move to a "one power one communication" arrangement in which all control and conversion is local. This project involves the design of a multiple-output power supply that can handle an input range of about +8V to +60 V, and produce regulated +12 V for local loads in a car. In addition, the supply would have an isolated serial "control" input, so that a central network can turn each output on or off independently over a single pair of network wires.
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