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JoshK 16th March 2008 11:41 PM

Grid stopper resistors
I was stuffing one of my Aikido boards and Broskie had noted to use good quality resistors for the grid stoppers and so I put in carbon film resistors. But then I remembered that most people use carbon comps for grid stoppers. Can carbon film be used here, or are they too inductive?


Miles Prower 16th March 2008 11:48 PM


Carbon films should be OK if the resistance isn't unusually huge. Only way to really find out is to try 'em and see what happens.

hotbottle 17th March 2008 12:37 AM

As grid stoppers are there to reduce oscillation, and I seem to remember grid stopper resistors are a cheaper alternative to using chokes, then I think a little induction would be a good thing.

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