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zero crossing optoislolator ?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by juglers, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. juglers

    juglers

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    can anyone tell how does a Zero Crossing Optoislator work ?
    how does zero crossing affects the firing mechanism?
    what output it generates on firing up ?
     
  2. (*steve*)

    (*steve*) ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd Moderator

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    It ensures that the triac it is connected to is only ever triggered at the beginning of a half cycle.
     
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