[time-nuts] Low noise power supplies - dont' use Electrolytics

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Mon Nov 28 02:21:44 EST 2011


On Fri, 25 Nov 2011 22:25:37 -0800
Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com> wrote:

> One question:  How does one avoid using electrolytic caps if you need
> (say) 1,000uF or even 100uF.   Those would be some mighty big film
> caps.

I think, aluminium electrolytics are meant, as these have a lot of
"wear" and can die. 

Hence, you can use tantal or niob electrolytics, which have a dry
eletrolyt.

Or you can use ceramics which are already available at 100uF.

			Attila Kinali

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