Re: [Electronics_101] Plug fuse vs. Instrument fuse
- The fuse in the plug should be rated to protect the cable, since the
equipment itself has the internal fuse.
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Tim Phillips
> 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 ...............