Re: Capacitor test
In a message dated 96-05-29 00:41:01 EDT, you write:
>You should put the spark gap in parallel with the cap. That is correct.
> This is real tough on capacitors and transformers, but is the ultimate
>test. If the spark is hot and noisey, you are probably OK in the cap
>department. Look elsewhere if this test is passed.
>Richard Hull, TCBOR
Thanks, I will try it in the next few days. I thought I would use neon
transformers for their inherent low current limit, and a standard cylindrical
static gap. Also using the normal filter board which contains the safety
gaps, filter caps and chokes.