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    CN0196: H-Bridge Driver Circuit Using Isolated Half-Bridge Drivers

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        • 1. Re: CN0196: H-Bridge Driver Circuit Using Isolated Half-Bridge Drivers
          micro_design

          Hi there,

           

          I tested the CN0196 in automotive environment driving a throttle actuator. The circuit works fine.

           

          1. I would like to know, if I can use the same ground on the drive and the control side (I missed to test this option)?

          2. This is a full bridge design. Is it recommended to use the topology for solenoids (where there is no need for polarity/direction change) or it would be sufficient to use just a half bridge topology? If so, would you provide a schematics?

          3. I tested the circuit using a signal generator as source. PWM0 was connected to the generator and PWM1 to HI (5V). Is it a correct configuration?

          4. I ordered the EVAL-ADuC7061-MKZ board, however I was not able to download the firmware (64bit Windows7 OS). Is there an updated version available. The download link does not work for mt on the circuit page.

           

          Please advise.

           

          Thanks,

          AB