A simple glow plug driver for model engines

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A glow plug driver

A simple and free glow plug driver to start model engines with methanol
type fuel (with castor or synthetic oil).
Designed by Stefan Spännare. Latest update 1998-04-08.

Circuit layout:

Oscilloscope view of signal:

Red: Voltage over glow plug. Blue: Voltage over 1 Ohm resistor.
Max current: 4.5 V / 1.0 Ohm = 4.5 A. Frequency 450 Hz.




Author: Stefan Spännare
E-mail: stefan@NOspaennareSPAM.se (Please remove NO and SPAM before sending)
Latest update: 2006-03-12