IRF530 Transistor Pinout, Equivalent, Features, Applications and Other Info
Today we going to discuss about IRF530 transistor pinout, equivalent, features, applications and other information about this N channel MOSFET.
Features / Technical Specifications
- Package Type: TO-220AB And Other Packages
- Transistor Type: N Channel
- Max Voltage Applied From Drain to Source: 100V
- Max Gate to Source Voltage Should Be: ±20V
- Max Continues Drain Current is : 14A
- Max Pulsed Drain Current is: 56A
- Max Power Dissipation is: 79W
- Minimum Voltage Required to Conduct: 2V to 4V
- Max Storage & Operating temperature Should Be: -55 to +150 Centigrade
Replacement and Equivalent
BUZ20, IRFI530G, IRFS530, MTP12N10E, RFP12N10, STP13N10, STP18N10, BUK453-100B, BUK453-100A, BUZ72, IRF641, IRF642, IRFB4620, IRFB5620.
IRF530 MOSFET Explained / Description
IRF530 is an N channel MOSFET capable of driving continuous load of 14A with load voltage of 100V. There are also other transistors available in this series which are IRF531, IRF532 and IRF533. All these transistors are slightly different from each other but they can be used in the place of each other if your load comes under the specs values of these transistor.
IRF530 is designed for high speed and high power applications, the high speed application can be in an electronic device or appliance circuit in which the circuit designer requires very fast switching of in nano seconds time, the applications can be UPS circuits, battery charger circuits etc.
It has also low gate driving capability due to which the user can operate it directly from the output of ICs or microcontrollers. It can also drive load of upto 56A in pulse mode.
Other than that IRF530 can also be used as a separate audio amplifier or one can also use it in higher power audio amplifiers.
Where We Can Use it & How to Use
IRF530 can be used in any type of general purpose and high speed switching applications which falls under its specs. Other than that it can also be used to build high power audio amplifier applications. Using/operating procedure of this MOSFET is same as you use other MOSFETs.
Uninterrupted power supplies
Battery Chargers and BMS Circuits
Solar power supply applications
How to Get Long Life Performance
To get long term performances always use a component atleast 20% below from its maximum ratings and same applies to IRF530 transistor. The maximum drain current is 14A therefore do not drive load of more than 11.2A. The maximum load voltage is 100V so do not drive load of more than 80V. Use a proper heatsink with the transistor and always store or operate this transistor in temperature between -55 centigrade to +150 centigrade.
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