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Old 06-07-2009, 03:59 AM   #1603 (permalink)
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Yes, the hardware overcurrent shutdown happens in maybe 3 or 4 uS. In theory, with a well tuned PI loop, the overcurrent shutdown may never have to come on, but it's there as a last line of defense. Also, it lets you tune the pi loop without worrying about destroying the mosfets.
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