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Old 09-28-2011, 08:26 PM   #1
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Default boost control mod kit no 1n4002 wtftodo?

got a kit from diy autotune and it diddnt come with the 1n4002 diode....

i got a 1n4001,4003,4004,4005 from radio shack but they diddnt have a 4002. can i substitute one of these or should i hunt the correct one down?
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:27 PM   #3
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yes hunt the correct one down

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yes i can substitute one of the ones i have...if so which one should i use??

sorry if these are stupid questions im just totally a electronics newb
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yes you can use those diodes prefferably the 1n4003

http://www.diodes.com/datasheets/ds28002.pdf
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yes you can use those diodes prefferably the 1n4003

http://www.diodes.com/datasheets/ds28002.pdf

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last number is voltage. Even the lowest one (1N4001) handles 50V, so more than enough.
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We've determined though testing that the diode isn't necessary, so it's not included to save cost. There is no downside to installing it.
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