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Hi, It is the yellow cylindrical piece. It is from a led flood light. You can see the three mains cables, two 2.2ohm resistors, a diode bridge IC, two capacitors and this yellow piece

As you see, it is burnt. But I don't know if it is a capacitor, zener, diode, fuse,.... I have lift up from the PCB. And I think it is connected between ground and a resistor. But with these 2.2ohm resistor, continuity tester is not good.

Thanks for your help.

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Trace out the circuit and draw a schematic.

It looks like there are resistors in series on L and N feeding a bridge rectifier. That device is probably a surge arrestor across the inputs to the bridge rectifier. It may have given up its life to save the rest of the circuit.


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Then I could connect it again without substitute it, couldn't I? And "probably" it will work?

If it did its job then your circuit may still work. You didn't explain why you were looking at the circuit in the first place. If it does work and you get another occurrence of the "spike" that caused it to die then your circuit has no protection. It's your choice!

The strange think is that I think one side is connected to ground.

That would be odd if there is only one device as there would be no protection if the live and neutral were swapped. For dumping transients to earth normally one arrestor would be fitted L-E and another N-E.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Rest in peace, little surge arrestor. \$\endgroup\$ – Marcus Müller Dec 9 '18 at 10:54
  • \$\begingroup\$ Then I could connect it again without substitute it, couldn't I ? And "probably" it will work \$\endgroup\$ – Juan Rangel Dec 9 '18 at 11:12
  • \$\begingroup\$ The strange think is that I think one side is connected to ground. \$\endgroup\$ – Juan Rangel Dec 9 '18 at 11:13
  • \$\begingroup\$ See the update. \$\endgroup\$ – Transistor Dec 9 '18 at 14:05
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks a lot @transistor . As you see there is only one. Diode bridge seems to be ok, but it may be affected as the flood light doesn't work. Capacitors and resistors seem to be ok too. Thanks a lot for your answers \$\endgroup\$ – Juan Rangel Dec 10 '18 at 17:28

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