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previous: jaysg [QUOTE]the left hand cap can never ... -- 1/20/2004 12:23 AM View Thread

Re: here's one of the figures ...

1/20/2004 5:29 PM
Dave H
Re: here's one of the figures ...
"It doesn't charge up in the way you're thinking. It passes AC to the half-wave rectifier."
I'm missing something. I still don't get it :(  
I donít think itís AC. The bottom diode of the bridge rectifier will stop it swinging negative. Youíll just have the positive half of the sine-wave. It never goes negative. The bias diode can never conduct. Itís cathode is always positive.  

Andy what I think is happening here is t... -- 1/20/2004 5:46 PM