>Yes, of course, a faster dump means more peak current - that is my
>concern. The 10 ohm
>resistor and the components/wiring in series with it will experience a
>peak current ~3.6 times
>greater than with the 36 ohm resistor. At what point do I become
>concerned? IOW, what is
>the optimum value for the glitch resistor all other things (surge
>capacity) being equal? I think
>Ian recommends (as a rule of thumb) something like 20 ohms per/KV on his
// 20-ohms/kV would be c. 60-ohms for a 3kV anode supply amplifier.
However 10-0hms apparently works ok in a SB-220, of course, c. 1-ohm is
added by the 2 RFCs and a bit more from the ESR of the 8 filter caps.
> ... ... ...
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