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Renard 16 Resistor network

Discussion in 'Computers, Cabling & Other Miscellaneous Hardware' started by stevendi, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. stevendi

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    Here's a question for Renard user/builders.

    Anyone know another source for the resistor network used:- 10pin 680ohms 2% (Mouser part no. 266-680-RC).
    So far I can only source from Mouser or Active Components. Element 14(Farnell) & Futurlec don't list them.
    Mouser del. costs too high, Active want $100 min order!


    Any ideas?

    Thanks
    Steve
     
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    I don't think you'll find that type / value locally easily. There is a simple solution however.

    The network is made up of 9 resistors. Pin 1 is the common.

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    Here's a photo (from Google images) of how you can make one from separate resistors. The blue circle is indicating the common (pin 1)

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    So all you need to do is grab nine 680 Ohm 1/4 resistors and you're done!

    I can post you some if need be.
     
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    Thanks David,

    I can see how that could be a solution, kinda untidy though, but hey who looks at the board?

    Steve
     
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    That would also explain why it all goes a bit weird when you put them in backwards.

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    LOL - yes, the "commoned" type of resistor network must be installed the right way around. The dot or stripe denotes pin 1 (the common).
     

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