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Dear all..
By accident (short circuit) the pico fuse  in my watt meter is blown . Could you help me to know value of ampere (ie: 250v 1/4 amp...) of this pico fuse. the dimension  and color code in photo please. In the time waiting your help can I used glass fuse for replace .Thank you so much

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mpilchfamily (author)2014-06-29

That is not a fuse. That is a 61 Ohms 10% resistor. Pico fuses (when they have color bands) will only have 3 color bands. Otherwise their value is printed on them.

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JeffroJ1 (author)mpilchfamily2017-12-22

This Comment was made 3 years ago so things may have changed, (I'm going through the same troubles now figuring out if I have a slow-blow or fast-blow). In the post he said he just used a glass fuse and works fine? LittleFuse does have 4 banded Pico Fuses, however if it's the aprox size of a 1 Watt Resistor, I doubt it's a "Pico".

https://www.westfloridacomponents.com/mm5/graphics/datasheets/2/255002.pdf

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lam (author)mpilchfamily2014-06-29

 Dear mpilchfamily
Thank you so much for your time reply help me.

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steveastrouk (author)2014-06-29

How do you know its a fuse ?

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lam (author)steveastrouk2014-06-29

Dear steveastrouk.

I tried replace by 100ohm 1watt resistor it quickly too hot.

next I used a glass fuse 1/4 amp is working ( but not sure alright)

Yes I am not sure it is pico fuse. But when cut ( cross-sectional) I seen outside paint + code color, next metal??? and inside is white ceramic ̣??? ̣ Please see photo and thank you so much for your time reply help me.

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steveastrouk (author)lam2014-06-29

You need to explain why its getting hot. What are you doing with this meter ? You describe it as a watt meter ?

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lam (author)steveastrouk2014-06-29

Dear steveastrous

After tried to replace with new 100 ohm 1watt resistor,put it in power ( no load) approach 30 second resistor start smoke.

-I used this meter for measure power mini tesla coil

(30 to 80watts at 60v)

- Now my problem is solve (used glass fuse)

.Once again thanks your enthusiasm
to help me.
Yours sincerely

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