[AMPS] AL1500

Peter Chadwick Peter.Chadwick@zarlink.com
Fri, 7 Dec 2001 07:58:05 -0000

Tom says:

>resistors as grid fuses

If you use a resistor as a fuse, how do you guarantee the fusing characteristics
(except for fusible resistors)? Even fusible resistors have enormous tolerances
on them, while similar resistors from different manufacturers are likely to
differ substantially as far as this parameter is concerned.

It's very bad practice to rely on a non characterised, non guaranteed, component
performance characteristic.


Peter G3RZP

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