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An easy circuit to protect your audio amplifier from a low impedance (short circuit) before the amp is connected to the load.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1990 [Oct 1990] (v.21#4) pg. 44

Probe for locating invisible short circuits in digital ICs.
COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS Sep 1983 (v.21#9) pg. 26

Electrical safety tips. Includes circuit for current leakage tester.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Aug 1980 (v.36#8) pg. 92

Electric shock. Understanding the biological effects of electric current amperage on the human body. Tips on shock prevention and first aid.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1989 (v.45#7) pg. 50

Short-circuit detector for two-wire cable.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 88

Coping with short circuits and overloads. How to tell one from the other and how to prevent repetition.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 64

Electrical testing. Equipment and techniques for locating short circuits, open circuits, and changes in electrical value.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1983 (v.8#4) pg. 20

110-volt leakage detector will spot potentially lethal voltages on appliances and power tools. Est. cost: under $11.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1978 (v.1#4) pg. 56

Short-circuit detector simplifies the locating of short circuits in electrical and electronic systems.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 36

Detecting electrical leakage (high-resistance shorts) in old houses. How to map your electrical system and cure crumbling insulation in wires.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1983 (v.11#1) pg. 7, 10, 11

Continuity tester circuit that will detect brief opens and shorts.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 25

Simple AC-short detector circuit uses an ordinary 100-watt light bulb as the indicator.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 74

Circuit for a short-circuit checker that protects wiring and can act as a poor-man's Variac. Eliminates need for plugging-in and unplugging the device being tested.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 27

Short-circuit protector for a regulated-DC power supply.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 31

Five-input short detector can be used to check out long runs of a two- to five-wire cable.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 74

Short circuit tester made from a plastic flashlight.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.122#3) pg. 187

Build this shock detector for your home and car. Both a visible and audible signal identifies shock hazards and tests continuity and faulty ground connections.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1978 (v.149#2) pg. 120

Low-cost signal generator circuit which helps locate a short to ground.
SPORT AVIATION Jan 1993 (v.42#1) pg. 61