[mythtv-users] FE replacement recommendations
brummett at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 14:21:32 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 8:48 PM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I use a $20 tester to supply a load to the power supply and on top of
>> that I use a multimeter to test each individual voltage. To me the
>> leds are useless. This in no way is as good as an oscilloscope
> Yeah the problem with just testing voltages is that voltmeters or
> oscilloscopes have ~infinite resistance so they don't show you what
> the PS will do under load.
What sort of a load would be an appropriate test? What about a
heating element from an electric stove or a ballast resistor from a
'60s/'70s era car ignition system?
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