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Digital Fan Regulator

Control fan using any microcontroller.

in one of our projects, we need to speed control of ceiling fan so we made a circuit.

this circuit is divided in to two-part

1. zero-cross detector

2. trice circuit for control

in the zeroCross detector circuit, we detract zero-cross point AC voltage so we can give a signal just after zero crosses.

after getting zero-cross we five pulses according

like in India the AC frequncy is 50Hz so Time Period is T=1/50 =0.02s = 20000us

and the half-cycle is 10000us so we give the signal at Trice is the width of 0 to 10000us to control the fan. 0 means 0% and 10000us means 100%.”

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