[sdiy] "Zerolytics"

rsdio at audiobanshee.com rsdio at audiobanshee.com
Sun May 24 23:59:27 CEST 2020

Thanks for the link.

I noticed that Murata changed their web site since Dave included those links in 2014. Searching for that old PDF, all I find are links to the old site. I think that I tracked down the article on the new site, here:



On May 8, 2020, at 9:49 AM, Ben Stuyts <ben at stuyts.nl> wrote:
> Tantalums have indeed a tendency to explode from high transients. For example: plugging in a module while power is on. Or just a bad contact in the power connector can do it too. Worst thing about them is that they tend to fail short, hence the explosion. Tantalum caps often need a bit of hand holding...
> For those interested in the voltage dependency of ceramics, Dave Jones (EEVblog) has a few tutorials and includes some links to app notes here: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-626-ceramic-capacitor-voltage-dependency-download/
> Ben

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