[TCML] MMC pics
owner at msbdatasystems.com
Sat Jul 12 07:28:26 MDT 2008
Perhaps something like how I've got mine would be
better for his configuration...except with 6 caps per
row, instead of my 5.
See also: http://www.msbdatasystems.com/Docs/Docs_cc/KongJr_MMC.pdf
> -----Original Message-----
> Big problems. The solder side series string is being staggered in
> sections of 3 on a square perf board. Your leads are far too close
> together between "most" sections. If you fire it up like this, your
> going to get arcing between the sections. Think of this: If you have 12
> caps in series and say 12kV across the cap bank, then there will be 3kV
> across each 3 cap section in your circuit. Another 3kV on the next
> section, etc. The area with the bottom red and green circles will have
> 6kV across those 2 very near leads. However, the middle caps leads of
> those 2 sections are even closer. That's probably the main arcing spot.
> You need to keep some distance. This square board isn't going to help
> you much. You would be better off with a caps side by side in a single
> run. Long perf board versus a square one.
> I know it sucks to hear that after you've soldered all the leads, but it
> is what it is.
> Take care,
> Nicholas J. Goble wrote:
> > Here are some pics of my recently soldered MMC (top and bottom). I'm
> > just posting them because I just finished and I finally may have
> > something to brag about.
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