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Old 28th Jul 2021, 8:28 am   #25
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Default Re: Understanding Dual Can Electrolytics

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In some respects modern capacitance meters are one of the worst things ever invented. People don't seem to understand that capacitors fail because of electrical leakage which can't be checked except at the full working voltage.
In some ways modern capacitance testers work quite well because if the capacitor reads significantly high in value you know its leaky. There are lots of old Meggers around and they test quite well for leakage at high voltage.

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