> The K2AW diodes are simply Microwave Oven devices with a "new" part
> number. They work fine for lots of ham use but I cant see spending $60
> for 4 when a string of $ .25 1N5408's have better specs.
I agree with Carl. All these rectifier "blocks" are is a string of
regular diodes inside an epoxy case.
Why bother replacing a very heavy duty diode string with a string of
much smaller diodes in a case that lowers heat transfer?
The potted diodes look pretty and are easy to mount, but that's the
only advantage. Everything else is a negative.
73, Tom W8JI
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