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From: "Ken McDonald"
References: <7FYW9.1208$PR2.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Don't do this! Just don't!
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Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 21:24:38 GMT
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"Spehro Pefhany" wrote in message
> On Mon, 20 Jan 2003 20:49:26 GMT, the renowned "Ken McDonald"
> >"Thomas" wrote in message
> >> Ken McDonald wrote:
> >> >>>> +15
> >> >>>> |
> >> >>>> p
> >> >>>> 10K o <--------------10K -----x--- small offset
> >> >>>> t |
> >> >>>> | 49R9
> >> > How much power will a 49.9 ohm resistor connected to 15 volts
> >> > keep coming up with 4.5 watts.
> >> You are missing the 10K.
> >> Anyway, the pot would blow first if the 10K was not there. A 10 k pot
> >> be able to handle a lot of current.
> >I didn't miss it. Both resistors appear to be connected to the wiper of
> >pot. I need to find the FAQ on ascii schematics and see why I'm not
> >the schematic correctly.
> Ah, that's the problem. It could be worse. You just need to set your
> reader to use a fixed-width (not proportional) font such as Courier,
> then you'll see the 49R9 over further to the right, where it should
Thanks. What a difference. The schematic makes sense now.
> Best regards,
> Spehro Pefhany
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