[sdiy] Aluminum Polymer vs Aluminum Electrolytic capacitors..

René Schmitz synth at schmitzbits.de
Thu Jul 13 19:17:18 CEST 2023


On 13.07.2023 16:56, Jean-Pierre Desrochers wrote:
>
> Hi list,
>
> Aluminum Polymer vs Aluminum Electrolytic capacitors..
>
> Polymer types seem to be good candidates over Electrolytics caps
> for new designs.. ? (no possible leakages while aging)
>
Al-Poly have*higher* leakage. They are certainly not a catch-all solution.

Use them where lower ESR is needed, e.g. SMPS.


Best,

  René


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