Resisstors on M38 gauges

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Resisstors on M38 gauges

Postby Radtech » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:31 pm

Does anyone know why there are resistors on the 1950 M38 gauges.
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Re: Resisstors on M38 gauges

Postby 4X4M38 » Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:28 am

The early M38's used 6 volt gauges which required a 90 ohm resistor with
the 24 volt system. Subsequent updates used 24 volt gauges and the resistors
were not needed.
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