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Electronic protection for output pins

Electronic protection for output pins: Raspberry Pi: GPIO
Electronic protection for output pins: Raspberry Pi: GPIO

The output pins on the Raspberry Pi GPIO are only designed to provide a signal and are not able to provide significant current. This video describes how to prevent over-taxing the output pins and three things to watch out for: Overdrawn current, back voltages and short circuits. Tools and techniques for preventing thise conditions are discussed, including diodes, power transistors, insulated jumpers and a project box.

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Skill Level Intermediate
1h 34m
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Developer Programming Languages Raspberry Pi

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