From: Kevin McMurtrie
Subject: Re: do to I get when I combine four 1000uF 16 V in parallel?
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Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2003 22:35:28 GMT
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>Mark McGahee wrote in message
>> You get 4000uF of capacitance. But still 16V
>I used a multi meter to check this combination and I do not see I got 4000uF
>see the diagram, it said put them ( in parallel).
>I have just completed this solar robot but I do not have the SOLAR CELLS and
>used a small battery for testing. IT IS OK.
>I used FOUR 1000uF to achieve 4000uF because it is cheaper in that way and
>it is much smaller to be carried by small racing car.
>A few days later, I will buy the solar cell.
>THE Motor seem to run in a cycle ( some of timing cycle). Can some one
>> Mark McGahee
>> m a r k m c -a_t- s o n i c -d_o_t- n e t
>> "Laplace" wrote in message
>> > do to I get when I combine four 1000uF 16 V in parallel?
Even if your meter can show 4000uF, it may not have the current to
condition the capacitors. Charge the caps up to 16V for a minute,
discharge them, then take another reading.
Try to get lower voltage capacitors. You'll get a _lot_ more storage
for the size.