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Re: Solar Charger Diode/MOSFET Query

 by flegmatoid ¦  Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:25 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: Solar Charger Diode/MOSFET Query ¦  Replies: 19 ¦  Views: 7532

this is an awesome thread, since I've came to exactly the same problem in my solar battery charger, where the body diode in N-MOSFET has made the current to pass in both directions, so I had to introduce huge Schottky which did introduce a big voltage drop in the circuit. Diode was really necessary,...