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Source for metal films?


 
6/19/2003 6:49 AM
Ben N
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Source for metal films?
Especially in large values--Mouser diesn't have 2W resistors over 1M, and in some values (like, say, 220k) they only have flameproofs that are as much as $5 a piece--whoa! Is there a place to go for the values I need?  
 
BTW, if you are reading this Randy Aiken, what ever happened to your plan to sell assortments?  
 
Thanks, all.  
 
Brn
 
6/19/2003 12:06 PM
Chris ( CMW amps )
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Ben  
 
Really don't know if this helps but I do order my 2 Watt MFs from Farnell , they have agents in the uk and ( thank God :) ) in the Netherlands afik .  
 
If you only need a couple ( 1.6 or 2 Watt ones ) I can mail you a couple .  
 
Chris
 
 
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6/19/2003 1:39 PM
Ben N
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Thanks, Chris, as always, you are most kind. I will check out Farnell, see if they sell in the US. I appreciate your offer, but I am looking to refit 3-4 amps this summer, so I think I need to find a source. (If I am in a bind for just a few of some value, though, I will email you.) Thanks.  
 
Ben
 
6/19/2003 2:43 PM
Man o'Blues
Westlabs has some:  
 
http://www.westlabs.com/Resistors.HTML
 
6/19/2003 5:28 PM
Carl S.
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Digikey carries Beyschlags in 2w. I suspect stock is a problem.
 
6/19/2003 8:07 PM
Ben N
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Thanks, Carl. That looks good, too. It does look like nobody has much of anything over 1M, though.
 
6/19/2003 7:00 PM
Ben N
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Thanks, MOB, that looks like great resource in general.
 
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