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04-27-2010, 07:39 PM #1
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How do I figure out what test load I need?

I have a sheet that shows how many diodes I need to chain together to make a test load for a red or BR diode, but how do I figure out what I need for other diodes? Is there a formula to use?

Thanks

04-27-2010, 08:42 PM #2
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Re: How do I figure out what test load I need?

it is just a general rule for those diodes. but the basic theory is the dioes represent the voltage drop of said diode. so if you know what voltage that a diode needs then you calculate the amount of diodes you need to simulate that.

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04-27-2010, 08:43 PM #3
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Re: How do I figure out what test load I need?

Never mind, after a little thinking i figured it out... Diode works great!

04-27-2010, 09:06 PM #4
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Re: How do I figure out what test load I need?

Oops, looks like you posted while I was writing my post... I ended up doing what you recommended, Thanks!

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