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RE: More on (or is that moron?) fuses

I will pipe in since I wrote the warning. I still own a pair of Quicksilver Silver Mono tube amps. I was using them at the time I started doing fuses. I replaced the stock glass fuse with the same value Littelfuse ceramic. It blew it on startup. I repeated it a couple more times. No inrush current protection on these amps and a number of others. I communicated with the owner of Response Audio back then about it. He had run into the same problem. Thus the warning.
I currently use a ARC VT100 mark III. It has startup surge protection. No problems with ceramics.
I ended up going one amp bigger on the fuses in the Quickies and there were no more problems with blowing them.


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