[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

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

			Attila Kinali

Why does it take years to find the answers to
the questions one should have asked long ago?

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