In this post we learn the fundamental methods of triggering a triac, and also discuss the right way to connect the terminals of a triac. Triacs are solid-state bidirectional thyristors […]

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## How to Calculate Heatsinks

Heatsinking is critical for power devices in circuits that are intended to maximize their performance. When heat from the power devices cannot be moved away very quickly, the power devices and its […]

## Dummy Load Circuit for Testing Power Supplies

Suppose you have a 10 amp power supply and you want to confirm the 10 amp output through some sort of dummy load which can absorb 10 amp current. For […]

## Exploring Current Mirror Circuits with Practical Designs

The Möbius Strip seems to have an intriguing property: it includes just one edge and one side! We can illustrate this by drawing a line around the hoop using a pen or […]

## Simple 10 Watt Amplifier Circuits Explained

The post comprehensively explains 3 easy to build 10 watt power amplifier circuits, which can be built using discrete parts, such as resistors, transistors, and MOSFETs. The MOSFETs used in […]

## Police/Ambulance Siren Circuit with Rotating Beacon Light

In this post we are going to learn how to construct a police, ambulance or a fire truck siren circuit using evergreen IC 555 timer and we will also learn […]