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Inductive kick

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by Edwin Fitzpatrick, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Edwin Fitzpatrick

    Edwin Fitzpatrick

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    I built a 36 volt PWM golf cart controller,Question,What size Kick back diode,amps and voltage do I need ?
    tnx,Fitz
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2012
  2. (*steve*)

    (*steve*) ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd Moderator

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    What current does the motor draw?

    I'd pick a diode that is rate at that current (more would be preferable) and at 60 volts or more.

    My preference would be for a "fast" diode
     
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