Characteristics of Zener Diodes 6502

Categories: Basic Electronics


ADTRON’s Model 6502, Characteristics of Zener Diodes is a versatile and well – designed self – contained trainer kit. It is a useful training tool for the teacher and the students for basic electronics.


*          Study, perform, demonstrate and plot the V – I forward and reverse bias ( breakdown ) characteristics of two zener diodes of different values.

*          Determination of Vknee  , static and dynamic resistance from graph.

*          Comparison of characteristics of the two zener diodes of different values.

*          Investigate zener diode’s unique application as a voltage regulator.


*          Completely self contained stand – alone unit.

*          Built – in two zener diodes of different values, load resistor and other necessary components.

*          Built – in DC regulated variable power supply with short circuit protection of 0 – 12 V.

*          Mains ON / OFF switch with LED indicator for supply “ON”.

*          Multi – coloured sturdy 4mm test points are provided at various stages in the circuit to observe the waveforms, voltages and for necessary inter connections.

*          Provision for connecting external voltmeter / current meter as per requirement.

*          Housed in an elegant ergonomically designed powder coated metal cabinet with a well spread intelligently designed circuit layout on the front panel.

*          Working on 230V, 50Hz, single phase AC mains.


*          4mm – 4mm terminated, sturdy, spring loaded patch cords :

                            *          Quantity : 05 numbers provided.

*          Strongly supported by a comprehensive instruction manual complete with theory and operating details :

                            *          Quantity : 01 number provided.