I have bought 2 different PCB DC to DC converters, I would like to use these for converting 5V from a battery pack to 12V.

Only issue is that being the fool I am, I have ordered "step down" converters and not "step up" converters. Therefor I just wan't to make sure, before ordering anything else. That if the input into the "step down" converter is 5V, there is NO WAY to increase that voltage? To increase the voltage it has to be a "step up" converter?

When turning the two screws for voltage and current, nothing happens it just stays at 5.08V

I know it is a rather noob question, but while buying I was distracted by the fact that the converters, just stated that they could take 5V-32V to 0.8V-30V

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    \$\begingroup\$ Next time buy step up/down converted (buck/boost). No there is no way to step up with a step-down converter. \$\endgroup\$ – Eugene Sh. Oct 17 '17 at 18:20
  • \$\begingroup\$ @EugeneSh. I appreciate your response, so I guess I just have to purchase some new converters. Of which actually says "step up" converter and it will be fine? Like this goo.gl/bWKCi3 \$\endgroup\$ – DevLiv Oct 17 '17 at 18:23
  • \$\begingroup\$ Can you show what do you have? \$\endgroup\$ – Eugene Sh. Oct 17 '17 at 18:24
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    \$\begingroup\$ Yep. These are built around a buck converter. \$\endgroup\$ – Eugene Sh. Oct 17 '17 at 18:31
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    \$\begingroup\$ Your best bet is to ask here the real question, describing what your problem is :) Maybe these are not a solution for it at all. \$\endgroup\$ – Eugene Sh. Oct 17 '17 at 18:34

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