How to Identify Japanese Electrolytic Capacitors

Posted on Monday, Aug 04 2008 @ 08:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Solid and Japanese capacitors provide a higher quality over regular electrolytic caps. Learn how to recognize Japanese electrolytic capacitors.
"Not all electrolytic capacitors are manufactured equally. Japanese and solid caps have better quality, protecting your equipment from the infamous capacitor leakage problem and also increasing the life-span of your equipment, especially if it works at high temperatures, like it is the case with power supplies. In this short tutorial we will teach you how to identify Japanese capacitors and why they have a better quality."
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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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