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In building a driver circuit, how is the capacitor needed calculated? Also, how low in resistance can a potentiometer go? If I have a 100ohm potentiometer, what is the lowest resistance it can give? Thanks


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~0 Ohms.
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In building a driver circuit, how is the capacitor needed calculated?
That REALLY depends on the driver. Context clues suggest you're working with a lm317, in which case any capacitance 0.1-10F will be fine.
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