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Is it possible to connecting MOSFET switches in parallel?

Big MOSFET Slide Switch with Reverse Voltage Protection,

I am using an HP product. The maximum allowable current (continuous) is about 16A.

If two or three of these MOSFET switches are connected in parallel, can the allowable current be doubled or tripled?

We generally do not recommend using the power switches in parallel like that, as it is hard to do well since you don’t know how they will share the load. However, if you can split up your load into a few separate parts so that you’re not relying on the switches to share the load evenly, you could control each part with a different power switch board.

You might also consider using something like a relay module instead, although our relay modules are not designed for more than about 10A.

Brandon

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