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Homework Help: Why is a high voltage 750 miliamps

  1. Aug 10, 2009 #1
    why is a high voltage 750 miliamps fuse rated as 5 KV and not as 250 volts
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  3. Aug 11, 2009 #2


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    Re: microwaves

    I'm going to take a wild guess here and say it's because the fuse is not protecting the microwave itself from overloading. It's protecting a high-voltage power supply inside the microwave from overloading.
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