[rescue] LCD monitor diagnosis

Sheldon T. Hall shel at tandem.artell.net
Thu Apr 27 16:10:20 CDT 2006

 Quoth Wesley Will ...
[ > someone said ...]
> > This is the industry that's too mean to use a resistor in a 
> > flasher circuit
> > because the bulb is approximately the right value, and 
> > you're asking them to
> But maybe you haven't yet realized that the missing resistor actually
> is a good thing.  When one bulb fails, the resistance is lowered and
> the flash time is shortened by about half.  In other words, if the
> blinker interval goes from once per second or so to twice per second,
> change the bulb that blew.  You have to flip it on and then check
> front and rear, but it tells you that one of the two is toast.

"Now it's working, now it's not, now it's working, now it's not ..."


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