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RE: [TCML] Bleed Resistors - are these ones OK please
Thanks John. I had missed those on Farnell's. I see those are 15M, but I
have found they also do the 10 Meg as well. For anyone else here is that
From: John Forcina [mailto:forcijo10@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 30 September 2008 14:19
To: Tesla Coil Mailing List
Subject: Re: [TCML] Bleed Resistors - are these ones OK please
I used these
I ordered mine from newark but those are the same ones. They worked
excellent. you will have plenty of voltage headroom seeing they are rated
35000v p-p and i have never had one blow on me. Just put one across each
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 6:25 AM, P Tuck <follies@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am seeking a source for bleed resistors in the UK. I have found a old
> in the archives that lists Digikey's 10Meg Carbon Film 1/2 watt resistors
> (part number 10MD-ND) as the ones to use.
> Looking at these they are only rated at "Max volts" 350v DC or "Max
> Overload" at 700v.
> As I can expect up to 2000Volts across my CD' 9421C20...... etc caps this
> seems an odd recommendation.
> Can I actually use these despite my concerns?
> If not, does anyone know another alternative source in the UK. I've
> RS Components and Maplins but cant find the voltage handling that's
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