[Amps] HV Diodes
chris at chriswilson.tv
Wed Oct 8 06:35:14 EDT 2014
On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, you wrote:
> hi George-san and all
> I think HV6-1 is equivalent to GI HVPR10-MX12.
> I have measured forward voltages of these diode modules
> using a CVCC power supply with 100-mA current.
> Assuming each of the diode in a string exhibits 0.7 V forward
> voltage one can presume how many series diodes are in
> the module.
> GI HVPR10-MX12 6.36 V: 9 diodes
> EDHD 15k 10.67 V per a leg: 15 diodes x 2 (which I am using)
> SEMITECH KV-PAC SDHD-15k 12.97 V per a leg: 18 diodes x 2
> Toshiba S5166A (13 kV 500 mA) 14.0 V: 20 diodes
> I think 10 x 1kV 1A diodes in series is OK as an alternative.
> de Han JE1BMJ
Has anyone experimented with home "potting" diode strings to make
their own blocks? I am curious about diode lead length, physical
orientation, and potting compound used. thanks.
Chris mailto:chris at chriswilson.tv
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