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288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse

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270-1320

 | Catalog #: 270-1320
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Product Summary

Keep your cool.

This thermal-protector fuse is used in many coffeemakers, kitchen appliances and other electronic devices to prevent heat-related damage.

  • Rated for 288°F (140°C)
  • 10-amp maximum current
  • 240VAC maximum voltage
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  • Parts: 90 days
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RadioShack288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

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        4.0

        Works

        By Howard

        from Kenton,Ohio

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            Comments about RadioShack 288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse:

            They worked as expected. Shipping on other hand was way out of bounds. $7.00 to send these when they could of fit in a normal envelope.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This can be soldered with heatsink

            By brg

            from Denver, NC

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                Comments about RadioShack 288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse:

                Just to note, this thermal fuse can be soldered if you use a clip-on heatsink between the fuse and the solder joint. However I used a thermal controlled soldering iron so I could adjust the temperature (about 30W works fine).

                Otherwise, the fuse works as intended. I used it to replace the fuse in a Euro-Pro Toaster oven purchased back in 2005. Hardest part was putting back the cover for the toaster (it bends out of shape over time).

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Saved an appliance from the landfill

                By jack _of_all_trades_master_of_none

                from Athens, America

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                      Comments about RadioShack 288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse:

                      I have used these to repair blow dryers, box fans, portable heaters, etc. It seems that nearly all of our appliances contain this component and at some point it decides to fail. But heed this bit of advice: this component must be replaced using crimp connectors! The first time I replaced one of these I mistakenly soldered it into place, which (of course) overheated it and caused to fail.
                      Also, look for the number on your existing device before seeking a replacement - the number is the key to replacing it with the proper temp setting.
                      Have fun keeping those reliable appliances out of our landfills!

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                      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Saved a $200 dehumidifier from the trash

                      By Craigster

                      from Roch. NY

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                            Comments about RadioShack 288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse:

                            This fuse got a dead dehumidifier up and running perfectly for [$] doesn't get much better than that. Replaced fuse which is mounted on fan motor windings. Small bone to pick, as previous reviewer said, the package says 139º C, not 140 as website says. 10 amp capacity is plenty for my application. Glad I could replace the fuse rather than jumper it and give up safety protection for overheating.

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                            (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            item different from specs

                            By Rando

                            from Pasadena, CA

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                                  Comments about RadioShack 288°F (140°C) Thermal Protector Fuse:

                                  Good to have these available for repairs, but the actual part 270-1320 is labeled 282 degF/139 degC (not 140degC as above)--close but would be nice to have the website match the part.

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