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Flyback diodes with L293d

  1. Jun 17, 2015 #1

    do I need flyback diodes in circuit of L293D and 5V DC motor?
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  3. Jun 17, 2015 #2


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    hi there SJ

    for the L293D version, no you don't, it has built in inductive transient suppression diodes
    its brother the plain L293 ( No D) does require external diodes across the motors being driven

    Last edited: Jun 18, 2015
  4. Jun 18, 2015 #3
    Thank you very much!
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