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[aprssig] Re: BUSTED TM-D700 - 2nd time

Brad [VE3BSM] lists.nospam at bpsmicro.com
Wed Jan 25 21:44:19 UTC 2006


>>>
<<On the main board right after the GPS jack there is a zero  Ohm resistor.
For some reason that went open >>

A zero ohm resistor? Isn't that called...A fuse?<G>
<<<

Actually, it's a jumper. But zero-ohm resistors are used because they can be
used by standard pick'n'place machines used for surface-mount soldering,
unlike traditional wire jumpers, which don't lend themselves to automated
soldering.

Brad.
VE3BSM





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