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Re: [Electronics_101] Plug fuse vs. Instrument fuse

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  • Stefan Trethan
    The fuse in the plug should be rated to protect the cable, since the equipment itself has the internal fuse. ST On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Tim Phillips
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      The fuse in the plug should be rated to protect the cable, since the
      equipment itself has the internal fuse.

      ST

      On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Tim Phillips
      <tim@...> wrote:
      > from Tim P (UK)
      > (This may be relevant only in the UK)
      > As you probably know, our mains (line) plugsare fused, at 1, 2, 5, 10, or 13 Amps depending on the appliance.
      > Now, if the internal fuse in the instrument is (say) 2 Amps slo-blo, what should be the fuse in the plug ?
      > Same ? Higher ? Lower ? I feel I should 'know' this, but ...............
      > thanks
      > Tim
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