Simplest Piezo Driver Circuit Explained


Posted on Feb 5, 2014

In the previous post we discussed a piezo transducer element and learned how to use it with electronic circuits. In this article we will see how a piezo tranducer can be driven or operated using a simple circuit. However the amplification procedure is not by using conventional amplifying circuits as used in systems incorporating speakers, but rath


Simplest Piezo Driver Circuit Explained
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er it is simply implemented through an inexpensive inductor. The low power frequency which may be available from a relevant circuit or an IC is first amplified using a transistor, and further more the transistor output is pumped up using an inductor. The use of a inductor becomes the most crucial stage for driving a piezo electric transducer.




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