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Old 3rd December 2010, 08:56 PM   #1
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I am about to make up some shorting plugs for the unused INPUTS on my little Stromberg-Carlson, ASR-333.

Hopefully, this may help quiet things down even more.

After much reading, I cannot come to a clear understanding of what would be an "ideal" value to use for the resistor. Everything from 0 to 10K has been suggested by someone.

Please advise.

Thank you very much,
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Old 3rd December 2010, 11:27 PM   #2
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In the rare instance where I use a shorting plug I make it a dead short.. (no resistor)
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Old 3rd December 2010, 11:43 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by kevinkr View Post
In the rare instance where I use a shorting plug I make it a dead short.. (no resistor)

Thank you.

I plan to make a pair of dead shorts as well for comparative/learning/observational purposes.

Working from this suggested method I am still interested in any comments regarding specific values and why if the writer feels so inclined:

My knowledge is very modest.

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