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Re: [Amps] 3-500Z glitch resistor

Subject: Re: [Amps] 3-500Z glitch resistor
From: Steve Thompson <>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2008 15:06:48 +0100
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Carl wrote:
> For decades Ive been replacing RFC-2 with a 15-25 Ohm 20-25W real enamel 
> wirewound. Works great and there are no voltage problems; they take arc 
> surges very well. Do not use a cement resistor.
> The last thing Id use would be one of those metal encased resistors. One 
> good zap and youve got shrapnel plus a blown PS. Dust accumulation wont 
> help either.
Agreed. One clarification for anyone looking up the Vishay part I 
mentioned - while they have the same footprint and similar shape to the 
metal cased resistors, they are totally different inside. The resistive 
part is thick film on ceramic.

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