Big fat resistor question

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at usap.gov
Mon Apr 14 20:08:53 CDT 2008


On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 02:34:24AM +0200, Lee Davison wrote:
> 
> > From the description of the resistor style, can anyone tell
> > what the wattage might be?
> 
> A WW2 should be 2.4W. The wattage is n*1.2

Excellent.  Thank you.  I think this will work perfectly (turns out I
copied the wrong spot from the spec sheet... it's 800mW, or 190mA @ 4.2V,
which means a 1W 4 Ohm would be all I need, but I _have_ the 2.4W resistors
in hand).

Thanks.

-ethan

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