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From: "Thomas C. Sefranek"
Subject: Re: switching Mosfet dilema
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Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 12:26:45 GMT
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james armand wrote in message
> Dear all
> First time user of MOSFET. Anyone who faced the same problem?
> I have a rated current of 46Amps and a voltage of 43vdc delivered by a
> battery. I want to switch on and off the flow of current. I thought of
> using relays but they may generate sparks. So I thought about a
> However, I need to have a device to control the source/drain voltage.
> I connected my Drain to the +36. My Source to a load and I use a
> +5vdc/0vdc to switch on/off my device.
Hint: Classic High side switch using P channel power FETS
driven by an N-Channel level translator.
> Is this going to work? or what are the issues I should be addressing?
> Any other possibilities to consider?
> Thanks a lot for your help.
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