bleeder resistor


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bleeder resistor

n
(Electronics) a resistor connected across the output terminals of a power supply in order to improve voltage regulation and to discharge filter capacitors
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Since the radio is procured commercially, the manufacturer is sending a bleeder resistor kit to slowly discharge any surface charge build-up on the antenna.
5%, plus/minus 1%, and plus/minus 5%, making it ideal for use as a power supply bleeder resistor or series dropping resistor in pulsing applications and voltage divider circuits.
The LTO resistors are designed for use in pulse- loading applications, as snubber or bleeder resistors, and in a variety of other high-power equipment such as uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), power conversion for traction and industrial drives, and in medical, automotive, and industrial control environments.