[sdiy] "Zerolytics"

John P Shea info at extrinia.com
Mon May 25 02:46:02 CEST 2020

Re-cap city on Prophet 10's: https://youtu.be/AePOEyWAuz0
(electros, tantalums and poly)


On Mon, 25 May 2020 at 08:00, <rsdio at audiobanshee.com> wrote:

> 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:
> https://www.murata.com/support/faqs/products/capacitor/mlcc/char/0012
> Brian
> 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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