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Old 8th January 2013, 04:12 PM   #891
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I'm afraid they will put me on a no-fly / terror suspect list by the FBI if I buy those kinds of heavy duty caps! You know how we love our conspiracy theories in this country.
My take away is that I need to go shopping for caps!!
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Old 8th January 2013, 05:40 PM   #892
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Do R3/4 the 10 Ohm resistors need to be 3 watters?
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Old 8th January 2013, 05:46 PM   #893
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IIRC, either buzz or AudioSan said that they were using 1W and it was just fine.
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Old 8th January 2013, 06:32 PM   #894
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Thanks Ron thats what I have in the parts bin so I'll stick with those.
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Old 8th January 2013, 07:28 PM   #895
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Just to be safe, when you "fire it up" use a variac................slooooowly. Or the lightbulb in series trick.
One of the two will come along and correct me if I was wrong.
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Old 8th January 2013, 11:34 PM   #896
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These are the heatsinks I plan to use on my F5T V2 build.
I bought these on ebay maybe there to big.
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Old 8th January 2013, 11:38 PM   #897
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No such thing. I like them.
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Old 8th January 2013, 11:47 PM   #898
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I need to make a decision about how wide to make this thing. I would like it to be as narrow as possible as the sinks are four inches wide. How much room do I need for the ps?
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Old 8th January 2013, 11:53 PM   #899
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I think about 10" is minimum. Its what I have and things feel tight. What is your overall length. You have to 6" plus for toroid. Mine is 18" deep/long and 10" wide.Next will be bigger.
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The limit will be either the diameter of the transformer or the width of the PSU board. Which ones do you have/are planning on using?
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