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They will all (except for very small ones) work fine. The current rating
is just proportional to how long they can take an overload before they
short. Normally they should never be overloaded and the spikes they
protect against are not significant.
In my case, I can (and have) turned things up too far and blown them. but
I should have known better and stopped when I smelled them cooking :-))
At 07:44 AM 7/20/00 +0200, you wrote:
>Terry Fritz wrote to the list:
>> The 2500 amp ones run for about 30 seconds into a pretty good
>So, using 4500 A ones in my system, I'm on the safe side :-)
>> They run a little over a buck each.
>For 32 pcs I've payed 20 bucks.
>> With lots of transformers, the 6500 amp ones may give you a bit
>> more time to turn it down before the MOVs are damaged.
>My tranny deliveres 280 mA/12 kV and therefore I'd better react
>Thanks and bye.
- Re: MOVs
- From: Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>