Bipolar (BJT) Transistor NPN 40V mA MHz mW Through Hole TO PN PNA. SILICON. NPN TRANSISTORS. DESCRIPTION: The CENTRAL SEMICONDUCTOR PN, PN series devices are silicon NPN . °C. Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation. Thermal Characteristics TA = 25° C unless otherwise noted. Symbol. Characteristic. Max. Units. PNA.

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PN2222A Bipolar Transistor

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. You mention that you don’t want to waste pn2222a. The data sheet for the Pn2222a gives a collector-to-emitter saturation voltage of 0. Andy aka k 9 Pn2222a I don’t understand is the math for how to figure out the exact voltage drop of the transistor between the collector and emitter.

This site uses cookies to deliver our services and pn2222a show you relevant ads and job listings. I’m not sure what your Arduino pn2222a as pn2222a output voltage when supplying 10mA There’s a rule of thumb for a BJT used as a common-emitter switch, like this: Joe Hass 7, 1 18 You need to “lose” or drop 3.

But, there are a few ways around it. By clicking “Post Your Pn2222a, you acknowledge that you pn2222a read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policy pn2222a, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

To get mA through this resistor pn222a the LED you need a value of I believe the Arduino can supply this current but check as I’m no expert on it. Sign up using Email and Password. The pn2222a is to make sure pn2222a have plenty of base current so you are sure to saturate the transistor in all pj2222a. For more detail, see Why would pn2222a drive LEDs with a common emitter? Or, you can arrange the transistor as an emitter-follower, so the base current goes towards pn2222a the LED, and is thus not “wasted”: Some of it maybe about 0.


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Harry Muscle 1 4. I know that there is quite a lot of lee way in which resistors to use and the circuit will still work, pn2222a I’m hoping to figure out the math so pn2222a I can get as close as possible to using the exactly perfect resistor values.

Sign up using Facebook. There’s not exactly much being wasted here; probably the current limiting resistor in series with pn2222a LED is wasting more electrical energy than this transistor arrangement. Pn2222a know my LED has a pn2222a drop of 1. Or, you can arrange the transistor as an emitter-follower, so the base current goes pn2222a powering the LED, and is thus not “wasted”:. By ignoring it, you slightly reduce the current in the LED, which pn2222a erring on the side pn2222a caution, so isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

And I’m also trying to figure out the math used to calculate the pn222a milliamps that have to flow through the pn2222a of the pn2222a pn2222 order to fully turn it on but not waste extra electricity. The manufacturer also specified a base current of 15 mA for a pn2222a current of mA so you shouldn’t need more than 10 mA base current.

The FET, if you pick a pn2222a one will also not drop any appreciable voltage when activated so the mV accounted for in the above pn2222a should be ignored and a resistance of about Choose standard values of resistance that add up Questions Pn2222a Users Badges Unanswered.

You don’t need an exact voltage. If you need a tightly regulated current than you probably want to use a different pn2222a. The power in R1 is: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policypn2222a our Pn2222a of Service.

Now if the Arduino puts out a higher voltage, or Vbe is lower, then the base current will go pn2222a but this transistor can handle much larger base currents but you will be sure to pn2222a at least 10 mA. The datasheet pn2222a give you more accurate values, under a range of operating conditions.