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Re: [TCML] induction cooktop as TC primary?
More on line documents concerning induction cooktops (DRSSTC/SSTC
driver on the cheap???)
This AN is aged but gives an excellent design primer for quasi-resonant
and half bridge driver designs
On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Steve Ward <steve.ward@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> That thing looks like it'd make a pretty decent SSTC driver if you
> could control the switching frequency from the MCU. Its nice to see
> them push their "40A" IGBTs to 100A peak ;-). You'd probably have to
> improve the thermal system if you wanted to operate at more "usual"
> SSTC frequencies >100kHz.
> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 7:54 AM, Jim Lux <jimlux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 7/4/12 7:29 PM, David Sharpe wrote:
>>> As a followup, attached is an application note from Thompson ST for a MCU
>>> controlled half bridge induction heating cooktop. Feedback controls and
>>> circuitry may be of interest for our DRSSTC / SSTC colleagues in the
>> a fairly complex design.. Designing and building your own would be a fairly
>> expensive proposition (especially because you'd probably blow up a few parts
>> along the way).
>> The frequency varies over a wide range, which is interesting.
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