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GE Z4XL16

Discussion in 'Datasheets, Manuals or Parts' started by KevinW, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. KevinW

    KevinW Member

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    Hi;
    Trying to find data on a General Electric Z4XL16 rectifier diode from a 70's 6 amp battery charger.
     
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  3. KevinW

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    That's the first place I tried, it comes up as obsolete so I'm looking for a substitute.
     
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  5. MikeMl

    MikeMl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    One of the links on that page:

    http://www.americanmicrosemi.com/information/spec/?ss_pn=Z4XL16,B

    says it is a garden variety, nothing special, 16V, 1W Zener.
     
  6. KevinW

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    I'm not sure what the B reference is on that.
    I took the original down to the local electronic shop and he gave me a substitute.
    The charger is putting out 14 volts and everything looks good.
    The only part I couldn't get is a filtering cap 100volt 290nF.
    I looked on line but I only saw a quantity of 30 so I'll wait and check again down the road.
     
  7. KevinW

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    This is the marking on the original diode.
    GE diode.JPG
     
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    MikeMl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    As I said, it is a Zener diode
     
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    Ok, thanks Mike.
     

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