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#1 NCT

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Posted 10 October 2007 - 08:18 AM


Kindly explain the use and difference of AC and DC capacitor. Wheather a ac capacitor can used in place of adc capacitor what will be the consequences. How to test the capacitor with a lone multimeter.

#2 marke

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Posted 11 October 2007 - 07:20 AM

Hello NCT

That is an extremely broad set of questions that you have asked.
It is difficult to answer give give an easy answer to you. You need to read some background information on capacitors and then ask specific questions about applications etc.

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Posted 12 October 2007 - 06:23 AM

The simple answers for your questions

QUOTE(NCT @ Oct 10 2007, 01:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kindly explain the use and difference of AC and DC capacitor.


AC capacitor is used for the equipments designed for AC Supply and DC……..

QUOTE(NCT @ Oct 10 2007, 01:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wheather a ac capacitor can used in place of adc capacitor what will be the consequences.


NO. Capacitor may burst.

QUOTE(NCT @ Oct 10 2007, 01:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
lone multimeter.


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"Don't assume any thing, always check/ask and clear yourself".

#4 marke

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Posted 12 October 2007 - 06:46 AM

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QUOTE(NCT @ Oct 10 2007, 01:18 PM) *
Wheather a ac capacitor can used in place of adc capacitor what will be the consequences.


NO. Capacitor may burst.


As a general rule, it is possible to use an AC rated capacitor on DC, and usually to a higher voltage than the AC voltage rating.

If the capacitor is designed for DC, then you can still apply AC, but often at a much lower voltage except for electrolytic capacitors, tantalum capacitors and other polarised capacitors which can be used on DC only.

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#5 AB2005

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Posted 18 October 2007 - 07:04 AM

Thanks for correction
"Don't assume any thing, always check/ask and clear yourself".




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