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Snubber Circuit

  1. Jan 25, 2015 #1
    may i know what is snubber circuit??
    and what is the different between having snubber circuit vs without subbers circuit..
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  3. Jan 25, 2015 #2


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  4. Jan 26, 2015 #3
    In the USA, a snubber circuit most often serves to consume undesired energies that might damage circuits or cause undesired noise. In Japan, power supply bypass capacitors are sometimes referred to as snubbers. I suspect this originated with an error when transcribing a piece of equipment, and propagated from there.

    A simple and common snubber is a resistor in series with a capacitor, a so called RC snubber. A common application is to reduce transient voltages and ringing in transformer coupled switching power supplies.
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