8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor

Non-inductive dummy load resistors are a must for bench testing amplifiers. Also useful for testing loudspeakers and other audio circuits requiring an 8 ohm load.
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8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor
Non-inductive dummy load resistors are a must for bench testing amplifiers. Also useful for testing loudspeakers and other audio circuits requiring an 8 ohm load. 5% tolerance. Dimensions: 6-1/2" L x 2-3/8" W x 1-3/16" H.


8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor
  • BrandParts Express
  • Part Number019-030
  • UPC844632012013
  • Product CategoryDummy Load Resistors
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (10 Reviews)
  • Weight1.6302 lbs.
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8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor
8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best !Everything was OK .Many thanks .Regards from Romania ,Silviu Popescu
Date published: 2014-06-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not greatIt's a good load when working on an amp, with Master and Gain set low and mostly no input signal. However, when I played my 50 W Marshall 2204 with Master and Gain on 8, it got very hot in about ten minutes. I don't know how it would be if I played it for four hours.
Date published: 2014-06-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from High Price, but obviously "Over-Built" by LMEM ChinaThese 200 watt resistors are Heavy for size. The extruded box section case is quite thick, with two 16 awg wires sticking out of the ceramic potting. Ink stamped info with the power and ohms info, a mfr ID and P/N. Googled "LMEM" and checked their catalog; they indeed specialize in resistors of this type. I am confident the value is there, but I ponder the reasons why these (Heavy) resistors are cheaper to IMPORT, rather than purchase from Ohmite or some other local firm.
Date published: 2013-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from All very near 8.0 ohmsI bought four of these loads to create one LARGE 8 ohm LOAD, and two 4 ohms loads on the same 1/4" thick aluminum baseplate for a 200/200W stereo amp. They require a much larger heat sink fixture to handle/dissipate power for any length of time. You will need to DOUBLE the power capability for you amp, since the resistance of these loads will drift when they heat-up. Provide enough heatsink area with forced air cooling and they will work ok.
Date published: 2010-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductWhen working on my amps I can run a signal through it and save my ears can run amp wide open and check circuits without all the noise. Great tool for audio techs everywhere.
Date published: 2009-08-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from CoolNeed to work on an amp w/o blowing your eardrums? Her you go.
Date published: 2009-03-03
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8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor

Are these rated at 200W PEAK or RMS?

Asked by: AudioCaptain

Can I install this in parallel with a 200 watt 8 ohm speaker to prevent damage from a 440 watt 8ohm amp ? 

Asked by: Getbysoundtech

I have some vintage Utah 12" woofers I plan on building into a speaker. Speakers and crossover are 8 ohm, was planning on wiring the speakers in parallel with a resister in series with each speaker. Are these dummy load resisters a good choice for this?

Asked by: MarkJ
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-12

can 3 of these 8 Ohm 200W Non-Inductive Dummy Load Resistor be wired with one 500 RMS 8 ohm woofer in parallel for a 2 ohm load to use with a 2 ohm car amp?

Asked by: speakerwish
There is no reason to use dummy loads to drop impedance loads on amplifiers. It will technically drop the load, but any added power you will get as a result will simply be dissipated as heat through the resistor.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-18

This may be elementary, but do I just connect 1 end to the hot and 1 to the ground on a 1/4 input jack for the quiet recording?

Asked by: guitarboomer88
What exactly are you trying to use this for?
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-07-09

To be specific, I have a 100 watt solid state head and want to use the resistor as a dummy load with a di box for quiet recording, is this possible?

Asked by: guitarboomer88
That is indeed one of the applications this part is used for.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2012-12-01
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