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Re: Capacitor "House"

7/14/2000 11:48 PM
Stephen Conner
Re: Capacitor "House"
There is actually quite an important safety issue here. The metal can on electrolytic caps is connected to the negative terminal. So, if you use two filter caps in series, the can of the top one will be live. In this case it has to go inside the chassis, or in a dog house, where it can't be touched.  
Steve C.

danhei Steve,I'm planning on putti... -- 7/15/2000 1:15 AM
T.B. Caps in series-good point! -- 7/15/2000 2:09 AM
Tom L Re: Capacitor "House" -- 7/16/2000 12:47 AM