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Question Fuse Protection?

Can i add a fuse between the driver and diode to protect the diode from over current?


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Default Re: Fuse Protection?

you can but it won't help. fuses takes many milliseconds to blow which would be like years for a diode experiencing an overcurrent.
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dam guess i just have to be careful.
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Someone should run some tests on different diodes using fast acting fuses, although I guess that could turn out to be very expensive, anyway if the diode is already over driven to its limit then certainly it wouldn't work.

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Even if the fuse worked you would now kill the driver...
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Default Re: Fuse Protection?

at least you wouldn't kill the diode and anyway you could always add 2 fuses one between the diode and driver and one between the driver and battery's.
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