[Amps] MOVs

Manfred Mornhinweg manfred at ludens.cl
Sun Jan 26 15:48:23 EST 2014


you beat me to post that comment:

> Professionally, I use more Transorbs (from companies like OnSemi and 
> Microsemi). They are superior to back to back zeners for transient spike 
> clamping.

I also use TransZorbs, Transils, and all those other clamping diodes, in 
preference over MOVs. The specs of old fashioned MOVs are pretty lame 
compared to these more modern devices!

But some low requirement applications are still well served by MOVs.


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