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There Must Be 50 Ways to Reduce a Duty CycleBy Norm Parker
Reducing a duty cycle is a very niche skill and for reasons that are beyond me, people get territorial and emotional about sharing their methods. Maybe itís because they spent hours hammering out the calculations and they think their method is a mathematical secret; or it could be that in the process they made it so cumbersome, they couldn't re-create it if they tried. Iím not sure. Either way — we will cover a couple of simple methods to get you started off on the right foot.
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