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by Recycled Electron
Wed Jul 03, 2002 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Filter Choke Overheating
Replies: 4
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Re: Filter Choke Overheating

The most likely cause of overheating is either a design or manufacturing defect. The ferrite produces some heat each time it's input voltage cycles. The amount of heat is strongly dependent on the loss factor of the ferrite. Higher switching frequencies also increase the heating. Not all ferrites ar...