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Re: output transformer protection

8/19/2000 6:34 PM
Steve A.
Re: output transformer protection
    I was trying to remember the value used... 180-220R sounds good to me!  
    So how would you wire this up to a switching jack? With nothing plugged into the jack, would it better to have a direct shunt to ground or go through the ~220R load resistor?  
Steve Ahola  
P.S. Would a 10W resistor be sufficient for a 40-50W amp? Seems like they jump from 10W to 25W (at least at my local parts house)... When the math was worked out the dissipation through the resistor was much smaller than I would have imagined.

Bruce I hate sounding like a cheapskate b... -- 8/19/2000 10:29 PM