Microcontroller based Digital Trigger Circuit for Converter
Controlled power is a prerequisite of various sectors, including industries. The implementation of microcontroller based firing angle control, using ATmega 32 MCU and associated hardware circuitry is discussed here. Main emphasis is given on improved performance of converter so as to achieve reliable and consistent power control. The power control scheme uses commonly available components like ATmega-32 controller, transistorized conditioning circuit, rectifier module, for firing angle control. The objective is to achieve a reliable, affordable and accurate power control mechanism for the use of industrial and household consumer applications, with superior performance.