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Thread: Low side solenoid drivers
picon face BY : Russell McMahon email (remove spam text)

If this is a one off or small volume application you can do this very
cheaply (very possibly most cheaply) using 4 discrete transistors.
Suitably rated TO92 transistors probably cost a few 10's of cents each if
that. A TO220 pkg may be advisable if you have long on times.

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>I want to use a pic to control 4 solenoids using a quad driver to provide
>solenoid ground. The total current for all 4 solenoids in less than 3 amps.

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See also: www.piclist.com/techref/io/motors.htm?key=solenoid
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