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Feinsicherung

English translation: fine-wire fuse

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08:46 Aug 30, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
German term or phrase: Feinsicherung
When troubleshooting, the user of a water treatment system is advised to 'Versorgungsspannung bzw. Feinsicherung im Vorschaltgerät überprüfen'.
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 09:13
English translation:fine-wire fuse
Explanation:
This is a fuse for weak currents.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 02:13
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2fine-wire fuse
Kim Metzger
nalow current fuse; low-current fuse
Sven Petersson
na -1microfuse, miniature fuesxxxKristina M
na -1glass/ceramic/miniature/subminiature fuseManfred Mondt


  

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4 mins peer agreement (net): +2
fine-wire fuse


Explanation:
This is a fuse for weak currents.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 02:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 232

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
1 hr

agree  Poornima Iyengar
3 hrs

agree  Roland Grefer
8 hrs

disagree  Sven Petersson: Does not have to be a wire design.
14 hrs
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35 mins peer agreement (net): -1
microfuse, miniature fues


Explanation:
Options (giving numerous hits on google) from Fachwörterbuch Elektrotechnik Elektronik.

HTH,
Kristina


xxxKristina M
Local time: 03:13
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Sven Petersson: "Fein" does, in this context, stand for low current.
13 hrs
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8 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
glass/ceramic/miniature/subminiature fuse


Explanation:
All these are Feinsicherungen, if you know what it is made of use glass/ceramic, if you know the dimensions miniature glass or subminiature glass.
Search for any of these terms on Google.


    Reference: http://www.google.com
Manfred Mondt
United States
Local time: 03:13
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Sven Petersson: "fein" does not refer to size of fuse, but magnitude of current.
6 hrs
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14 hrs
low current fuse; low-current fuse


Explanation:
"Fein" does, in this context, stand for low current.


    My geriatric brain.
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 09:13
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 26
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