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Heater Controller side view

The mains waveform control is done using a Triac mounted on the heatsink under the PCB. The heatsink is necessary for reliable operation, and long life, while controlling a high power (2kW) heater.

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Les Hughson is an IPC Certified Interconnect Designer (CID). This professional development program provides objective evaluation of core competencies in design, based upon industry standards rather than specifications of just one company. Courses enhance and assess technical knowledge: how to transform an electrical circuit description into a reliable PCB design that can be manufactured, assembled…

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