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Guard power switches with automatic current-limit adjustment

Posted: 25 Apr 2012 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:application circuit? overcurrent protection?

Some types of loads require more current during startup than when running. Other loads can be limited to a lower-power current during startup but require a higher operating current. This article describes an application circuit that automatically adjusts a power circuit's overcurrent protection level up or down after startup is complete.

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Originally published by Maxim Integrated Products at as "Protect Your Integrated-FET Power Switches with Automatic Current-Limit Adjustment".

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