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Re: "Current limited" IGBTs

Original poster: Greg Leyh <lod-at-pacbell-dot-net> 

All IGBTs act as current sources, as the load impedance approaches a short 
circuit.  The current level is dictated simply by the amount of gate 
drive.  This is a typical characteristic of bipolar devices.

>Original poster: "Scott Hanson" <huil888-at-surfside-dot-net>
>Jim Mitchell -
>You wrote: "Some of these IGBTs have a built in current limiter .....".
>Specifically, which types of IGBTs (part number) have this built-in current
>limiting feature?
>Scott Hanson