Replacing capacitors

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threedog
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Replacing capacitors

Post by threedog » Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:30 pm

When replacing an electrolytic cap, (same value and voltage) does the -physical- size of the capacitor matter? In other words, my replacement capacitor has the same capacitance and voltage as the old one, but it's way smaller than the old one physically. Is that ok?

djstevo
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Re: Replacing capacitors

Post by djstevo » Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:46 pm

It is fine, different manufacturers use differing qualities of materials, as long as the ratings are the same you wont have a problem.

threedog
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Re: Replacing capacitors

Post by threedog » Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:38 pm

Thanks!

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