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Power resistor decade box - WallaceRoger - 02-13-2018

I'm thinking about getting a power resistor decade box. I've been looking at older stuff (which is cooler), but I also found a brand new one made by our friends over in China that seems like a fair price.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/PRECISION-VARIABLE-DECADE-RESISTOR-RESISTANCE-BOX-0-9999-9-ohm/142520224558?hash=item212ede0b2e:g:Y-kAAOSwnYBaT1wu

Does anyone here have experience with this particular item? Any recommendations otherwise, maybe for vintage stuff?


RE: Power resistor decade box - Radioroslyn - 02-14-2018

That one doesn't go very high only 10K. It also doesn't mention what the wattage is for the resistor. I would guess that it has 1/2 resistor in it as does the vintages  ones. If you want something that will handle more current you are probably looking at building something.