> 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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