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CMathas
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re: Surge protection—Stop fried electronics
CMathas   8/9/2012 4:48:47 PM
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Sorry, I didn't catch the change in the translation. It is fixed now. Thanks for letting us know.

Mike Fahrion
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re: Surge protection—Stop fried electronics
Mike Fahrion   8/9/2012 4:05:52 PM
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Great catch Jonny - the mu symbol in the text got lost in the web translation. We'll get that corrected.

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re: Surge protection—Stop fried electronics
jonnydoin   8/9/2012 9:23:48 AM
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The article mentions 8/20 surge pulses as 8ms/20ms. That's wrong. The time scale is in microseconds. A pulse of 8kV with 20ms decay is a *very* large energy. TVSes are capable of absorbing power up to 400~5000W, depending on the model, but a 20ms pulse would require a much larger device. - Jonny

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