[EMS Discuss] Looking for part: Mallory VW-60 variable resistor

Hovis Biddle EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Apr 17 15:02:56 PDT 2013


What do you need it for?  Such a low resistance with such a huge
dissipation seems weird, but I guess it might be appropriate for that use
case.

I know that there are scrap yards specifically for retired planes, you
might be able to find one online and negotiate a part from them.


On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Ben Hallert <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm looking for a part and coming up blank through the usual methods.
> It's a Mallory VW-60 variable resistor.  60 ohm, 5 watt single flection
> free earth.  I've cross referenced it against a part number 5905010216817
> too but can't find it for sale or an equivalent replacement.  It's used as
> a dimmer for a 12v light in airplanes.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> - Ben
>
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