Odp: [sdiy] Bypass caps: Tantalum or Ceramic?

Roman modular at go2.pl
Fri Aug 16 16:08:00 CEST 2002


Both.
I ussualy use 10uF tantal and 0.1uF ceramic on each rail
close to the chip. For logic ICs I use only 0.1uF

People complain about tantals, but I have never seen a broken
one. Well, I've seen, but this was the one I tested what happens
when I heet it with soldering iron for veeery long.

Roman

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jim Johnson <jamos at technotoys.com>
To: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2002 9:45 PM
Subject: [sdiy] Bypass caps: Tantalum or Ceramic?


> So what do most folks prefer for bypass caps: tantalum or ceramic?
> 
> 
> Jim Johnson 
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