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What is a "Polysorb"?

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by Erik Archer, Oct 21, 2005.

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  1. Erik Archer

    Erik Archer Guest

    Hello,

    I saw a schematic for that had conditioning for a 12v source that had
    a component on the source in side that was called a "Polysorb"...?
    It's symbol was a 'Z' and it supposedly was from source to ground
    to provide over-voltage protection.

    Regards.
     
  2. Sounds like a metal oxide varistor (MOV).
     
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