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Old 21st April 2010, 07:19 PM   #1
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KSA1220

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KSC2690

I use them to drive mosfets too.
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I already posted schemos Here
So, you used 2N3904/6 (extracted data from your zip).
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I've seen all of these recommended before as medium power devices for VAS and drivers.

MJE15034/MJE15035 - TO220
MJE340/MJE350 - TO126
2sa1560/2sc3423 - TO126
2sa1837/2sc4793 -TO220
2sa1930/2sc5171 - TO220
KSA1142/KSC2682 - TO126
2SA1381/2SC3503 (KSA1381/KSC3503) - TO126
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My personal favourite is the 2SA1837/2SC4793 pair.
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Old 22nd April 2010, 02:22 PM   #7
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2SB649/2SD669 whit 2SA1208/2SC2910 as Predivers and some Sanken,s
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So, you used 2N3904/6 (extracted data from your zip).
Yep. This is a low power application, and so isn't exactly a hard load to drive. I thought the post was asking about driver topologies, not types. As for what to use for more output, that would depend...
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KSA1220 / SC2690A
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2SB649 / 2SD669
Both very fast pairs.

What about mosfets to drive (several) bipolar pairs?
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....... recommended .......... as medium power devices for VAS and drivers.

MJE15034/MJE15035 - TO220
MJE340/MJE350 - TO126
2sa1360/2sc3423 - TO126 VAS
2sa1837/2sc4793 -TO220 VAS
2sa1930/2sc5171 - TO220
KSA1142/KSC2682 - TO126
2SA1381/2SC3503 (KSA1381/KSC3503) - TO126 VAS
VAS and Driver requirements are quite different.
Don't use VAS devices as Drivers.
Don't use Driver devices as VAS.
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