Finding shorts in boards

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Wed Dec 1 14:32:04 2004

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Paul Koning wrote:

> 10 ohms means about 0.5 amps -- sounds like a perfectly respectable
> amount of current for a board with "lots of silicon" to draw.
> So... are you sure there is a short, rather than just circuitry?

I agree. Put the ohmmeter on both ways, see if the "short" acts
like a diode. If so, likely normal load. Might be symmetrical
Received on Wed Dec 01 2004 - 14:32:04 GMT

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