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Member Since: October 22, 2008

Country: United States

  • Question: Why would disconnecting the motor while energized damage the driver IC? I get the bit about the inducted voltage needing somewhere to go, but the vast majority of the inductance is in the motor windings, so if it’s disconnected, the motor has to deal with the overvoltage, not the driver IC, right?

  • Question: Why will disconnecting the motor when energized damage the driver IC? I get the bit about inducted voltage needing somewhere to go, but the vast majority of the inductance would be in the motor windings, no? So if they’re disconnected, the motor, not the IC, suffers the voltage spike, right?

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