Good Engineering Practices

Pekka Martikainen cubase at
Mon Oct 28 08:28:43 CET 1996

Magnus Danielson writes:

 > 100uF migth very well be appropriate for some curcuits, but the value shoul
 > increeced as the current usage of the curcuit increeses.

This is true.

Use bigger than 100uF caps only in power supplies. Using them in separate
CPU cards or analogue cards is needless, unless the CPU is Pentium or the
analogue design is a power amplifier :) 33uF is enough. Using bigger than
100uF caps is just wasting money and space.

Pekka Martikainen
cubase at

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