Flyback Diodes

Flyback Diodes are used with inductive loads like dc motors and relays. Lets use a relay for an example. A common relay has a 12v 120 ohm coil. In use it draws .1 Amps. When you turn off the power, energy is pumped back into the circuit briefly as the field in the coil collapses, …

Flyback Diodes Read More »