Nachbaur Limiter Calculator (power+linear)
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Inputs
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Diode Drop, d=0.7
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Number of steps, N=5
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Final knee voltage, V_K=10
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Final limiter ratio, M=9:1OK
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Top resistor, R_T=100kΩ
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Outputs
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Exponent, p=2.78
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Power law w scale (V_K-N*d)=
6.5
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Power law X scale 1/(N*d-d)=
0.36
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Diode StepOutput Voltage (V)Input Voltage (V)Limit ratio after stepGainEffective divider resistance (kΩ)Required parallel resitance (kΩ)
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10.700.701.200.84511.4511.4
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21.401.542.150.4686.8104.6
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32.103.043.820.2635.553.7
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42.805.726.120.1619.530.7
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53.5010.009.000.1112.521.1
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64.2016.30#N/A#N/A#N/A#N/A
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74.9025.00#N/A#N/A#N/A#N/A
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85.6036.48#N/A#N/A#N/A#N/A
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96.3051.09#N/A#N/A#N/A#N/A
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107.0069.18#N/A#N/A#N/A#N/A
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