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Re: Theory behind diode at A/C compressor
Posted to HVAC Forum on 3/6/2021 5 Replies

Zener is in the past, like the Vacuum tube. It is the simplest form of a rectifier diode. It is better to think of a rectifier as new "digital" technology.

They can also tune rectifier diodes better and cheaper than a Zener. Half wave, full wave, three phase... Login to read more.

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