[TCML] STUPID QUESTION OF THE DAY
Gary.Lau at hp.com
Sun May 18 16:57:13 MDT 2008
The case is not a terminal; one uses the two terminals on the top.
I would ask - what exactly was it that your friend did with the cap? If it was used as a tank cap in a Tesla coil, that would no doubt toast any good MO cap.
Regards, Gary Lau
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> Subject: [TCML] STUPID QUESTION OF THE DAY
> I sent my only MO capacitor to a friend and he reports it shorted.
> Stupid question: Are the connections between the two terminals on the
> top or between either of those and the case? He tried the terminals on
> the top. This was a pull from a working oven so the short seems
> surprising but who knows? I'd just stuck the thing in a box and never
> checked it.
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