[TCML] STUPID QUESTION OF THE DAY
evp at pacbell.net
Sun May 18 17:06:48 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
Thanks, just as expected considering the application. He wanted to use it as a filter capacitor for a full-wave rectified 2200 V NST. I just sent him an 0.1 ufd 3 kV Glassmike which will work but that came out of "good stock".
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