# What will be the output of the bridge rectifier and full wave rectifier?

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## Is full-wave rectifier and bridge rectifier same?

A bridge rectifier which uses four or more diodes in a bridge circuit configuration to convert AC signal into DC signal. The main difference between bridge rectifier and center tapped full wave rectifier is that, bridge rectifier produces almost double the output voltage using the same secondary voltage.

## What is output of bridge rectifier?

Bridge rectifier circuit design considerations

As most bridge rectifiers use silicon diodes, this drop will be a minimum of 1.2 volts and will increase as the current increases. Accordingly the maximum voltage output that can be achieved is a minimum of 1.2 volts down on the peak voltage of the AC input.

## How do you calculate the output voltage of a bridge rectifier?

Multiply the current value, I, by the resistance value, R. Multiply the resulting number by 150%. This figure accounts for aging of the rectifier stacks. Use the resulting number as the output voltage of your full-wave bridge rectifier circuit.

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