Looking at a couple of electric match vendors, they recommend 1 Amp (.75
Amp minimum) to fire. I would suggest designing for that if you plan to
fire Pyro charges with this circuit.
I have successfully used 1s1p LiPo batteries as small as 250mAh (with 35c
rating) to fire such charges.
On Nov 10, 2016 2:46 PM, "Aaron Baker" <bitmapve...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to design a firing circuit for use on an amateur rocket
> avionics board, for deployment of some kind of device during a flight. The
> primary use is probably parachute deployment, but I could imagine other
> uses like staging. I have a couple questions:
> -What kind of current would be useful to have? I'm shooting for a couple
> hundred mA at 3.3 V, but that's just a guess. Need to know for my cap and
> transistor choices.
> -What kind of connector would people expect to see in that context?
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