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Novel voltage doubler circuit need help plz

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by ratstar, Feb 18, 2021.

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  1. ratstar


    Aug 20, 2018
    What's amazing about germanium transistors?

    [edit] oh it was a joke... [/edit]
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2021
  2. Nanren888


    Nov 8, 2015
    Some of us have very fond memories of thermal runaway in Ge transistors. A great motivation to learn how things worked, that was.
    Modern devices developed and replaced others for a reason, yes.
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  3. ratstar


    Aug 20, 2018
    the low voltage input appears with the high voltage output, I couldn't work out how to get that out of it, its an issue.

    The shunt resistor has a capacitor before it, blocking it, its supposed to short.
    The purpose of the shunt is to make the series connection have resistors either side so it zags through better, without leaking out the sides? :) otherwise it would just be a pure short.
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