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Bleeder Resistors and momentary load switching on EL wire


Okay so I have a CL-ELI IPTC 9V to 3Khz inverter from Coolight.com that I want to use to power some wire with momentary(like less than 2sec) load changes. I could wire in a power switch between battery and inverter to turn off, switch loads, turn on, but a friend recommended using a bleeder resistor wired across the inverter leads on the 3Khz side before taking them out to the load, allowing me to simply quickly switch loads without frying the inverter. Good idea, bad idea? If its a good one what Ohm resistor should I be using?