[sdiy] Hand selecting capacitors

Jay Schwichtenberg jschwich53 at comcast.net
Sat Apr 10 01:38:25 CEST 2021


My question too.

Working 15 years in T&M when I see something like this I wonder how good 
the measurements are. Don't know about this case but my experience says 
most the time the issue is poor test equipment and/or someone not 
knowing how to measure something.

Jay S.

On 4/9/2021 10:19 AM, Ingo Debus via Synth-diy wrote:
>> Am 09.04.2021 um 08:45 schrieb David G Dixon via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org>:
>>
>> Well, they were nearly all clustered between about 1.030uF and 1.050uF, and in fact, about 20% of them were off spec (higher than 1.050uF, and these are 5% caps).  Not a single one of them was less than 1.020uF.
> Could this be an error of your measuring device?
>
> Ingo
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