N-channel buck switch

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by Jimbo-m, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Jimbo-m

    Thread Starter New Member

    Feb 17, 2009
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    Hello there,

    This has the switch on the power side; P-channel

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    Can it be done with an N-channel switch on the earth side?
     
  2. mik3

    Senior Member

    Feb 4, 2008
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    It can be done but not suggested. It would be better to use a p-channel MOSFET or use a n-channel MOSFET with a MOSFET driver IC.
     
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