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Thread: Heatsinks
face picon face BY : Michael Watterson email (remove spam text)

cdb wrote:
> :: need to get a resistor to replace a damaged one on a board where is
> :::: used to measure current, it is a 50 mOhm 5W resistor.
> Have you thought of using a short length of resistance wire - can be
> purchased (here locally) at 1.73 ohms per metre.
At 5W it may light up with a cherry glow before the solder melts and it
falls off, or sets something on fire. Also Temp Coef. may not be good
for measuring current.
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