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by phillipmilks
Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tech Forum request 10101 Reactive PS concens
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: Tech Forum request 10101 Reactive PS concens

I have a Tek 2xx scope and now I'm curious - how they avoided this problem. Most of the linear power supplies do have significant surge currents limited only by the transformer. The surge current capability of household circuits is large enough to noticeably dim lights on the same circuit, if is not...
by phillipmilks
Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tech Forum request 10101 Reactive PS concens
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Tech Forum request 10101 Reactive PS concens

I know that nanny-ism is all over the place - in power tools and appliances. But the use of capacitors for voltage dropping impedance is an area where caution is indeed necessary. I know of a contract controls manufacturer who ventured into this area only to experience flaming results ! As far as va...
by phillipmilks
Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: Up For Grabs
Topic: old Pop electronics &radio now
Replies: 4
Views: 3158

RadioNow, CircuitCellar & P-E back issues

How about $50 ?