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samurai_01
07-02-2008, 10:59 PM
can any one suggest me where can i buy the resistors with similar ratings:

6ohm 1.5W
7.5ohm 1.2W
farnell india is too costly
they are charging 123 per piece and havig to buy min of 10!!! 8O

MohitM
07-03-2008, 08:03 AM
You could try making your own with lengths of a nichrome wire.

docel
07-03-2008, 10:55 AM
1. With Nichrome wire:
http://www.heatersplus.com/nichrome.htm
Careful! Resistance is proportional to temperature

2. with copper wire:
http://www.thelearningpit.com/elec/tools/tables/Wire_table.htm
http://www.powerstream.com/Wire_Size.htm

Wind on a 10Mohm resistor and cover with superglue.