I’m really new to electronic components forgive me if it is a stupid question. I have a 5.6v 1w zener diode and a 16v 220uf capacitor. I couldn’t find 5w one in my country… Using this diode and capacitor would still protect my pixhawk or I should find the 5w zener diode?
Guys please just say something…
You will need a 5W one. (1W one will do only around 180mA instead of the ~1A with the 5W one) 1N5339 is a pretty common part. Worst case mouser.com or farnell.com will ship it to you. But any common parts store should have it or can order for you.
Thank you so much i will buy 5w one:)