[time-nuts] Capacitor failures
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Fri Oct 22 06:59:59 EDT 2010
If the pass element in the regulator has the emitter towards the load you probably are fine fiddling with the cap. If the collector is towards the load - check it with a scope.
On Oct 22, 2010, at 5:31 AM, Hal Murray wrote:
>> However I plan on replacing all the axial types in all of my HP equipment,
>> except for the tantalums, with new 105C, low ripple, high reliability types.
> How does today's "low ripple" compare with back when the gear was designed?
> Some regulators oscillate without enough ESR in the big filter caps. I
> wonder if that might turn into a problem with old gear.
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