Re: Arrays of motor capacitors

Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: Aric_C_Rothman-at-email.whirlpool-dot-com (Aric C Rothman)
>      I'm contemplating assembling a capacitor for TC use by serially
>      chaining a bunch of equal-valued motor run capacitors.  The total

>      Will such a setup work, or will I have a bunch of flaming oil-filled
>      grenades?
No grenades, but the series inductance of such a lashup will probably
prevent its use for TC duty. Also, many motor caps have a resistor in
parallel to discharge them when the power is off.