mosfet driver needed for logic-level mosfets?

Started by Anonymous in sci.electronics.basics2 months ago 43 replies

Hello, I've discovered logic-level mosfets, and am using an Arduino to drive a small 12VDC (about an amp or so) pump motor with PWM, using an...

Hello, I've discovered logic-level mosfets, and am using an Arduino to drive a small 12VDC (about an amp or so) pump motor with PWM, using an IRLZ34N as the power mosfet. Would a mosfet-driver be recommended to switch that mosfet on and off more quickly? Or is a logic-level mosfet already designed to efficiently turn on and off with the weak logic level signal? Thanks, Michael


Splitting an error signal into DC and High Freq.

Started by George Herold in sci.electronics.basics2 months ago 14 replies

OK this is a bit of a silly question. (But what the heck better than thawing tundra.) I want to split an error signal into HF and LF...

OK this is a bit of a silly question. (But what the heck better than thawing tundra.) I want to split an error signal into HF and LF parts. I've wired this up as an RC filter, taking DC (LF) from the cap., and using an instrument amp to read the voltage across the resistor. Error in----+---. | | R +--> Instrument R


OT: a great TV show if you like to tinker with stuff

Started by default in sci.electronics.basics2 months ago 11 replies

I'm watching this really interesting program from the BBC. It is called (James May) "The Reassembler." He takes everyday stuff, appliances and...

I'm watching this really interesting program from the BBC. It is called (James May) "The Reassembler." He takes everyday stuff, appliances and such, and takes them apart and reassembles them. He keeps a running commentary is intelligent, quick thinking, has a good vocabulary and has a great sense of humor/social awareness. You see him start with a table full of parts and he puts together (...


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connecting a VSD/VFD to an AC compressor

Started by default in sci.electronics.basics2 months ago 8 replies

I was wondering about using a Variable Speed AC Drive for two air conditioners. One is a window unit, with rotary compressor that uses single...

I was wondering about using a Variable Speed AC Drive for two air conditioners. One is a window unit, with rotary compressor that uses single phase with a capacitor to phase shift and three wires to the motor. Can this be made to run as a three phase motor without the cap? As far as I'm aware "inverter" (hvac-speak for VFD drive) aren't available for window units, in spite of their highe...


PID tuning. Lag = ~ integrating time

Started by George Herold in sci.electronics.basics3 months ago 38 replies

Hi all, this is not so much a question, as me just spouting. If I do say (spout) something wrong, or that you disagree with or that you don't...

Hi all, this is not so much a question, as me just spouting. If I do say (spout) something wrong, or that you disagree with or that you don't understand, then please do speak up. I've been tuning loops for years. (By tuning I mean picking some reasonable starting values, all loops IME need a little real time tweaking from the starting values.) I've always used the Zeigler-Nichols...


Variac question

Started by Anonymous in sci.electronics.basics3 months ago 16 replies

All, I have two variacs, one is the typical type that does not isolate the load from the mains. The other one I have isolates the load. When...

All, I have two variacs, one is the typical type that does not isolate the load from the mains. The other one I have isolates the load. When I use the isolated one to power an inductive load, like a transformer, the load really hums. The non-isolated variac does not do this. Anybody know? Thanks, Eric


What is a load line - intuitively

Started by veek in sci.electronics.basics3 months ago 10 replies

http://pix.toile-libre.org/?img=1493527288.png That's a typical graph of Vce vs Ic for a bunch of Ib as provided by the manufacturer. Is my...

http://pix.toile-libre.org/?img=1493527288.png That's a typical graph of Vce vs Ic for a bunch of Ib as provided by the manufacturer. Is my understanding correct: We create a loadline so that we can operate the transistor's collector ckt in a linear fashion for a varying base input. Basically there are an infinite set of Vce vs Ic curves for each and every base current value possib...


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