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Re: [Amps] SB-200 circuit breaker

To: "Tom Osborne" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] SB-200 circuit breaker
From: "jeremy-ca" <>
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 23:08:55 -0400
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Thats because they are running close to max ratings. Replacing them with 75K 
will cut down on the heat and give adequate equalizing. The bleed down will 
take a bit longer. Heat kills electrolytics.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Osborne" <>
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Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2007 9:51 PM
Subject: [Amps] SB-200 circuit breaker

> Hi Carl
> I did that and the caps are barely warm, but the bleeders are really hot.
> Too hot to touch.
> Tom W7WHY
>> - Leaky filter caps. A very good possibility if they are original. Leave
>> the  amp on for a half hour or so and then shut off. Make sure the >HV is
>> down to  zero and pull the plug. Feel the caps. If they are more >than
>> just barely  warm they should be replaced.
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