Description: This is the SparkFun MOSFET Power Control Kit, a breakout PTH soldering kit for for the RFP30N06LE N-Channel MOSFET. This kit is extremely simple to assemble with only 10 pins to solder. If you are looking for a little more control over projects that require a little more power than normal but need a better way than your breadboard, this kit is perfect for you
Included in each kit is a SparkFun MOSFET Power Control PCB, two screw terminals (one 2-pin and one 3-pin), a 10k resistor, and a single RFP30N06LE MOSFET. What we really like about this particular MOSFET is that it’s very common and offers very low on-resistance with a control (gate) voltage that is compatible with any 3-5V microcontroller or mechanical switch. This allows you to control high-power devices with very low-power control mechanisms.
Note: While the MOSFET is rated to 60V 30A, the circuit board traces are only rated to 3.5A.
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The MOSFET is rated for 60 volts, 30 amps.
The circuit board traces are rated only for 3.5 amps.
This information should be included in the description of the product. It’s misleading.
Sorry about the mix-up. We did have it listed in the schematic file under documents, but I can see how it would be misleading. We’ve added that as a note under the description. Thanks for raising that to our attention.
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