Deep fried inductor...

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Feb 18 11:04:41 CST 2010


On 18 Feb 2010 at 11:50, Bill Sudbrink wrote:

> Inductors are a weak area in my electronics knowledge.  How would you
> know for sure that one has failed?  Does it fail open?

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.

You have a 240 uH 5% one, by the color codes.

--Chuck







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