>The point is that they are both too small if they fail.
>At C. 3800-4000v, a 10 ohm 10 watt resistor will fail.
>The glass coated ones usually break cleanly, as if they
>were sawed in two. I have learned the hard
>way to not use 10 watt resistors above 2500-3000v.
// Failure is also dependent on the number of watt-seconds/Joules of
stored energy in the filter C.
How about putting two 10Wers in series for potentials above 3kV?
>> // 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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