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    Difference between peak performance and continuous performance

    If i have the same hardware circuit for example for driving a motor, how is it possible to give peak performance once and continuous performance other time? Since the components are same, should it not have same behavior every time?

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    Re: Difference between peak performance and continuous performance

    Hi,

    you don't give much information, so we have to guess.

    Motor: If you talk about motor current, then maybe the peak current for starting the motor is OK, but it can´t hande the same current continously because of power dissipation and resulting heating.

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    Re: Difference between peak performance and continuous performance

    This is no different than saying a loudspeaker has a peak power handling capability (for a specific duration) and an average continuous power capability.



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