|[AMRadio] Dummy Load|
rickbras at airmail.net
Tue May 2 10:24:48 EDT 2006
I saw that Palstar Dummy Load, but it's a little too expensive for me
right now. I like your water heater element idea. I wonder if they're
classified by impedance? There's one of those "Do It Yourself" stores
not far from here that would likely have one. Thanks for the tips.
> Plastar sells a very NICE 5kw Dummy Load using Large Capacitors!
> Well built and should do the trick even has a fan inside to keep
> things cooled down!
> Or you could buy you a five gallon pail of Mineral oil, take a
> heating element from a hot water heater, check the impedance, they are
> NOT all the same. install this down into the Oil, with the proper
> connector attached and 'Voila' you have a gigantic DUMMY Load.
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