Split Ceramic Disk Capacitor
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Mon Mar 30 13:13:09 CDT 2020
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> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Rob Jarratt via
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> To: 'Peter Coghlan' <cctalk at beyondthepale.ie>; 'General Discussion:
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> Subject: RE: Split Ceramic Disk Capacitor
> I don't know, but thanks for pointing out that it might not be a
> I have two more VLCs so I will open them up and see what the markings are,
> the markings on this one are almost illegible.
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> > From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Peter
> > Coghlan
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> > Subject: Re: Split Ceramic Disk Capacitor
> > >
> > > Since I am forced to stay at home more than I would like I though I
> > > would check some more PSUs. One I wanted to check was the H7109-C
> > > from one of my VAXstation 4000 VLC machines. I found a leaked
> > > capacitor and some other high ESR ones, so I will replace those.
> > > However, I also noticed a ceramic disk capacitor that appears to be
> > > split all around the edge. Is that a known failure mode?
> > >
> > Is it definately a capacitor?
> > I've had some damaged surge arrestors / MOVs / VDRs that look very
> > similar
> > ceramic disc capacitors.
I have just opened up one of my other VLC machines. The part in question is
I guess this means a 3.3nF capacitor? Or will it mean 3.3uF?
> > Regards,
> > Peter Coghlan.
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