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Re: (Just gotta gloat) Where there's a will, there's a way...

Subject: Re: (Just gotta gloat) Where there's a will, there's a way...
From: John Fields
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 14:23:35 -0500
Newsgroups: sci.electronics.basics
On Sat, 22 Apr 2006 14:33:39 -0400, "James Thompson"
<Jamesthompson2002@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


>Now to learn how to not overdrive the transistor and kill em, huh!  Be sure 
>to heatsink em well, and only give the base drive enough current to switch 
>em on. 

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Not true.  The transistors need to be driven into saturation, and
then they may not need heat sinks at all.

-- 
John Fields
Professional Circuit Designer 

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