Darlington Transistor

A darlington transistor can be used as a solid state switch controlled by a low current PICAXE output and able to switch a higher current load that a PICAXE output could not handle directly.

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Activate a transistor

The following program will activate a transistor connected to output B.1 for a second every five seconds.

Code Example:
main: 	high B.1 	; Switch on output B.1 
	pause 1000 	; Wait 1 second 
	low B.1 	; Switch off output B.1 
	pause 5000 	; Wait 5 seconds 
	goto main 	; Loop back to start
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Create Module

The BCX38C darlington transistor create module can control many diffrent devices, such as the buzzer shown here.

Bill of Materials

BCX38C Darlington driver transistor TRT002 1 Buy Now
1N4001 Diode RES041 1 Buy Now
1k resistor (pack 100) RES1K 1 Buy Now


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