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From: (Rich Measures)
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 01:05:56 -0800

>In message <19990222010656.AAB12261@[]>, Rich Measures
><> writes
>>>>>?  What is to be gained by using a 200k-ohm bleeder on a C-filter, 
>>>>>Quicker HV bleed down time, less chance of a recharge. 
>>>>Ä  What mechanism recharges the capacitor?  
>>>An incomplete discharge. Something very easy to do for an inexperienced
>>?  Bzzzzzt.  You said recharge.
>The mechanisms causing apparent recharge were discussed in good detail
>by Bob Pease of NatSemi in Electronics magazine (I think) a few months
>ago. I'll post a reference when I find it.
?  A DC filter capacitor with a 200-ohm / V bleeder resistor magically 
Recharges without the ps being on?  Are we talking perpetual motion 
machine or taurine feculence?


R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K,  

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