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Old 09-27-2010, 04:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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..."rule-of-thumb" for inductor 'sizing' assuming 120Hz (fullwave or bridge, NOT halfwave) rectification:

L => 1100 / R

...hence, if R is very low, then L will conversely be very LARGE.
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