[sdiy] Running a Bipolar Comparator..

Busby Bergson busby.bergson at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 09:13:18 CET 2017


Ah yes, I did experiment with some series resistors with the pot - but
it was still producing the same problems.. I'll try 1n4148s..
Is there anything else?

On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 4:06 AM, Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 03:36:48AM -0400, Busby Bergson wrote:
>>
>> Here's a drawing of the circuit:
>> http://imgur.com/a/U0F8e
>
> First thing that springs to mind is that a 1N60 is a Germanium diode, so it'll have a low forward voltage which is good but will fail with more than a couple of mA of forward current or more than a volt or two reverse voltage.
>
> Germanium diodes are shit.
>
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