Speaking of eBay

From: woodelf <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Wed Dec 29 20:15:46 2004

William Donzelli wrote:

>>One, carbon composition vs. film resistors. It's not
>>unreasonable, it turns out, to be able to hear the difference
>>between them (in early stages). Voltage rating. Carbon Comps
>>(CC) handle HV (600 VDC) well, films not so well. Likely near
>>max V all sorts of microvolt-level wierdness begins in the
>>film jobs, plus micro-arc-overs, leakage paths, etc.
>Seem to me that these are just crummy, underrated film types.
I like kiwame carbon film resistors myself. At $1.10 each they seem to
be better
quality than the 2 cent resistors. 1000 volt DV rating - 2 watts
Received on Wed Dec 29 2004 - 20:15:46 GMT

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