Deep fried inductor...
wdonzelli at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 11:15:01 CST 2010
> They can fail open, or if toasted, can fail shorted. Regardless,
> it's easy enough to replace one--and that's what I'd do anyway,
> before goofing around much more.
With a small choke of this value, internal shorts are almost never
fatal. The inductance may go down, due to one of the layers of
windings getting taken out of the circuit. A short that bypasses a
majority of the windings is extremely rare.
Still, a minor short can mess things up.
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