The Power On Demand ( POD/ACG )
Tests by Jean-Louis Naudin
Created on December 12th, 2002 - JLN Labs - Last update January 9th, 2003
Toutes les informations et schémas sont publiés gratuitement ( freeware ) et sont destinés à un usage personnel et non commercial

All informations and diagrams are published freely (freeware) and are intended for a private use and a non commercial use.

The Power On Demand ( POD/ACG ) has been invented by Tim Harwood and John Jankowski. All the diagrams and details for building the POD device has been published and shared free at :

Today, I have replicated the POD and the ACG devices and conducted some tests and measurements.
You will find below the current tests results :

Date Model Tests and Measurements
01-06-03 ACG 1.1 NiMh Battery charging tests
12-15-02 ACG 1.0 Preliminary test and measurements
12-14-02 POD 2 The POD 2 coil have been replaced with a simple inductor...
12-14-02 POD 2 With MosFet and an Opto-Coupler
12-13-02 POD 2 With a BU508 and an Opto-Coupler
12-12-02 POD 2 Capacitor charging tests
12-12-02 POD 2 Basic tests measurements

More tests results are coming soon...

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