Saturday, February 20, 2010

burning down the house

My old dual lambda PS has seen better days.  I was testing some 103 concepts and the burn from the finger test on the coil made me mad... no it made me angry!  While watching channel 103 heat up, I figured channel 2 would be fun for some play so onto the story.

Meet resistor 1


Here is what the AB man would say under stress.

and then open circuit.



  1. Cool pics!
    At least it's an obvious failure...much less frustrating than those totally UNobvious ones


  2. The thing that comes to mind for me are all of those folks using a 10ohm 1/8W resistor as a fuse to protect their OT's. Choose the wrong kind and your fuse becomes a nice igniter.



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