Switching regulators make use of the energy storage properties of capacitors and inductors. A transistor, or switch, controls the charging and discharging. This method makes for an efficient regulator, but can be difficult to design.

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This is part 2 on regulators. The first one, AddOhms #17, covered Linear Voltage Regulators.