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P-channel Power MOSFET - TO-220 Package - 25A / 60V

SKU: ADA1794

$5.00 AUD, inc GST
$4.55 AUD, exc GST

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P-channel Power MOSFET - TO-220 Package - 25A / 60V
5 AUD

SKU: ADA1794

$5.00 AUD, inc GST
$4.55 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 69 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 30th of Oct with Express Post within Australia.

When you need to switch a lot of power, P channel MOSFETs are best for the job. These P-FETs can switch over 60V and 25A (with proper heat-sinking) and are TO-220 package so they fit nicely into any breadboard or perfboard. Heat sinking is easy with TO-220s, but because of the very low Rds(on) of down to 70 mOhms (depending on the Vgs - check the datasheet) you can get away with no heatsinking for pretty high loads! The threshhold voltage is up to 5V for 20A of current, so you can control it directly from a microcontroller running on 5V logic.

Check out the datasheet which includes pinout information and a lot more details

The TO-220 package can dissipate up to 2 Watts without a heat sink (at room temperature). Because it has an Rds of <100 milliohms at 5V-12V logic, that means that you can switch about 10 Amperes without a heat sink - more if you use PWM. For more detailed calculation, we suggest this site which has always worked nicely!

Technical Details

Datasheet which includes pinout

  • Drain-Source Breakdown Voltage: -60 V
  • Gate-Source Breakdown Voltage: +/- 25 V
  • Continuous Drain Current: 27 A
  • Minimum / Maximum Operating Temperature: -55ºC / 175ºC

Dimensions

  • Height (incl. pins): 28mm / 1.1"
  • Width: 10mm / 0.4"
  • Length of Pins: 13.5mm / 0.5"
  • Weight: 2g

Adafruit don't have any tutorials with P-FETs at this time, but for general purpose FET information check out Driving LED strips with Arduino PWM with power N FETs

Documentation and Resources:

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