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Re: Capacitor "House"

7/16/2000 9:52 PM
Stephen Conner
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Re: Capacitor "House"
You can use the metal can types as long as the cans are well insulated from each other and the chassis. Most metal can caps are covered in an insulating plastic heatshrink, and the high-voltage ones usually have a plastic disc covering the end of the can too.  
 
They still shouldn't be mounted sticking out he chassis, though, because the heatshrink can easily get damaged allowing you to touch the live can. That's where the dog house comes in handy.  
 
Steve C.

 
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T.B. I'm glad this thread came up. I th... -- 7/16/2000 10:06 PM
Tom L So, what do you Ampeg guys do? -- 7/17/2000 3:43 AM