Testing Power Supplies! Re: Norsk Data Nord-10/S restoration

From: Brad Parker <brad_at_heeltoe.com>
Date: Wed Nov 17 09:34:13 2004

Tony Duell wrote:
>6V car headlamp bulbs tend to have 36W filaments, and double-dippers with
>I'd normally test a PSU at around half its rated current, so around 75A.
>Each bulb (both filaments) takes 12A, so use half a dozen of them. And

huh. I use them to limit current when charging new motorcycle batteries
but i never concidered using them to load a supply.

thats a *really* good idea... thanks!

(and it has the added advantage of an analog output :-)

Received on Wed Nov 17 2004 - 09:34:13 GMT

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