Re: Measuring Capacitance (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 23:21:16 +0000
From: "Patrick J. Gustafson" <gustafpj-at-uwec.edu>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Measuring Capacitance (fwd)

> Patrick,
> I personally use an LCR meter. Makes it quick and easy. If you don't have
> one or access to one, you might just take the caps over to a local
> electronic fix-it shop and have them measure it for you. It's only a couple
> seconds of their time.
> |_Bart_|


Are you referring to a simple hand-held digital multi-meter?  If in fact you
are, I have found that small multi-meters are not nearly as reliable for
measuring capacitance of capacitors with fairly large plate areas.

Patrick Gustafson