From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: Low leakage parts
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Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2003 03:41:15 GMT
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On Sat, 4 Jan 2003 14:21:33 +1100, the renowned "Phil Allison"
>"Spehro Pefhany" wrote in message
>> On Sat, 4 Jan 2003 11:02:34 +1100, the renowned "Phil Allison"
>> > I suspect there was a DC leakage path HOLDING the 0.01 uF cap
>> >up that was the real story here.
>> He did say he removed power for the 21 days.
> ** Does not prove there was *no* leakage path in his design.
No, but no visible voltage source is a darn good start. Where do
you think the DC could come from? AC sources are a dime a dozen, but
mystery DC leakage is not so common. Electrolytic action, perhaps,
if there was a lot of humidity. Regular electrolytics won't hold
a charge for very long.
> BTW I, for one, never take poster's words literally. Having done
>electronics servicing for 30 years I know to disbelieve EVERYTHING I am
>old - especially when it is only in writing.
Yes, I've seen a *lot* of that stuff too and tend to discount the
words until I get a measure of the person. But Tom Bruhns seems to
know what he's doing.
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