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Subject: [AMPS] resistors
From: (Rich Measures)
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 08:22:49 -0800
Carl said:
>Which is why 100K is the suggested max in any literature I have seen for 

?  References, please.  .  In a typical 8171 anode-supply, a 100k-ohm 
bleeder would dissipate 810 watts.  

>>>>If I wanted a Reliable bleeder for a 4kV C-filter supply, I would 
>>>>series up 8 to 10  Matsushita/Panasonic 100k-ohm, 3w MOF resistors on a 
piece of 
>>>>perfboard and be done with it.  
>>>Absolute YUK !  800K to 1M way Jose.
>>Ä  What is to be gained by using a 200k-ohm bleeder on a C-filter, Carl?
>Quicker HV bleed down time, less chance of a recharge. 

?  What mechanism recharges the capacitor?  

>  All my concerns are safety related and for others not well versed in PS 
>A string of 3W does not offer much of a voltage breakdown safety margin.
>Matsushita not a common distributor item and similar wattage Panasonic,
>etc are only 350V.  

?  The manufacturer's (Panasonic/Matsushita)  rating at 70 deg. C ambient 
is 500v or 3w .  For a 100k-ohm unit, the realizable dissipation is 2.5w 
at 500v.  .  


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