>> // During a glitch, the ceramic case tends to explode and throw
>> schrapnel around one's abode.
>Wow! Is that ever a true statement.
>However, this result is from selecting a resistor not robust enough
>for the job in the first place.
// A 10-ohm, 10w glass-coated glitch resisitor do not emit schrapnel in a
SB-220. This is not the case with a 10-ohm, 10w molded-ceramic type.
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