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Re: Bleeder resisters
On Thu, 09 Nov 2000 11:36:23 -0700, you wrote:
>Original poster: "Ted Rosenberg" <Ted.Rosenberg-at-radioshack-dot-com>
>Based on what I picked up from Terry, the bleeder resistors are designed to
>allow the MMC to drain its charge so by the time you get to it, the cap
>won't zap you.
>Each one of the 100 - .047 mF 1600 Seacor caps in mine have a 10 Mohm, 1/2W
>carbon film resistor across them. Those resistors came from radioshack-dot-com
>(on-line) and sell for 1 cent each in lots of 100.
1-cent resistors are likely to be metal/carbon film, and may not have
sufficient voltage rating (see recent discussions) - you want metal
glaze if you have more than a couple of hundred voltas across a