OptoNews Tip: New Sinking/Sourcing Tech Note

Posted by Jean Femia on May 11, 2016 5:17:18 PM

Sinking or Sourcing Technical NoteConfused about sinking and sourcing when using digital I/O in DC circuits? 

Judging by the response to our past blog posts on this issue, many people are. So we've pulled together a lot of practical information and put it into a short new technical note.

The tech note:

  • Defines sinking and sourcing
  • Shows system wiring examples  
  • Gives you a little historical background on PNP and NPN devices
  • Describes when and why to choose sinking over sourcing, or vice versa
  • Includes wiring diagrams

Get the Sinking or Sourcing Technical Note, and get your questions answered.

Read the technical note

Topics: Discrete control, Tips, optonews, I/O, OptoNews 2016-05-11

Written by Jean Femia

Jean Femia writes about technical subjects and has focused on automation and control systems for more than 15 years. She likes learning about technology and taking corners in her Honda S2000.
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