breakover voltage

breakover voltage

[′brā‚kō·vər ‚vȯl·tij]
(electronics)
The positive anode voltage at which a silicon controlled rectifier switches into the conductive state with gate circuit open.
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Key parameters of the devices include voltage range from 120V to 270V, a maximum leakage current of 2 [micro]A, a maximum breakover voltage up to 345V and a minimum holding current of 150 mA.