The popular 1N4001 rectifier diode is rated at 1A, 50V. Useful for AC-DC power rectifying, reverse polarity protection and is suitable for breadboards.
In stock in Australia
Our Code: MCU-60218
Supplier Link: [SparkFun MPN:8589]
The 1N4001 is a very popular diode for hobby electronics. It is designed to carry a good amount of power 1A at 50V (50W) but acting as a diode it blocks reverse polarity disasters. It is a common diode in power rectifiers where AC power is converted to DC.