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146b Hot Resistors
« on: January 04, 2021, 09:17:05 AM »
Is it normal for the large wattage resistors to get really hot? Specifically #s 13 an 16, 220ohm. I mean like smells-like-a-hot-glue-gun and yikes-ouch-to-the-touch hot. The amp was just rebuilt, so these are brand new resistors, and the voltages on all the transistors check out.

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Re: 146b Hot Resistors
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2021, 05:46:24 AM »
Yes, it is normal. Don't touch 'em!
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Re: 146b Hot Resistors
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2021, 08:08:32 AM »
That's what I had hoped. The smell was more disconcerting than the heat. Thanks.