Calculating IRFP260N Gate Resistor

I want to use two IRFP260N for DIY Inverter 12-220V. I have CD4047 and I want to use it as driver. What resistor value can I put between CD4047 and IRFP260N Gate?

by slavddv
December 03, 2018

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Answer by mikerogerswsm


It's a FET. It doesn't need a resistor, but if you really want one anything from 1 ohm to 1 megohm will do.

+1 vote
by mikerogerswsm
December 04, 2018

If you choose to include a high value, it will need a capacitance across it. Lower values may be desirable in introducing a gate delay and preventing the condition where both FETs are on at once.

by mikerogerswsm
December 04, 2018

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