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Old 30th December 2005, 08:20 PM   #1
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I am working on a CLCRC power supply for a line stage. Should I place bleeder resistors on each cap, or is there an optimal place to simply use one? Also, how does one figure the optimal resistor size?
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Old 30th December 2005, 09:46 PM   #2
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I personally put a 390K on each cap in the PS. There are more intricate ways to do this, but for me this works fine...

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Old 31st December 2005, 01:38 AM   #3
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With every a bleeder on every cap, should an open occur, all caps would have a bleeder.
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