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Transistors, connecting them in paralell. Will they act as one transistor to use them for higher amp? Answered

I want to build a PWM but am having trouble finding transistors powerful enough. Will they act as one if I connect them in paralell?

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Dantex

8 years ago

i asked may electronics professor , and he said that you can connect as many as you want, but on emitter side put some small resistor e.g. 1 ohm in front of every transistor so the same current flows trought each transistor

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omnibotDantex

Answer 8 years ago

Thanks .. that's good to know.

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Derin

9 years ago

UziMonkey is talking about a stronger array,but for higher power (W) you can connect them in parallel but you need to put low resistance and high power resistors on the collectors to distribute the power.

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rocketman221

9 years ago

the load wont be ballanced across both transistors and one will take most of the load. you could try http://digikey.com they should have something strong enough for what you need.