Re: MMC Design UK Bulk Order
Perhaps a note of caution might be in order if you consider packing
caps in like this:
> Original Poster: wwl-at-netcomuk.co.uk (Mike Harrison)
> On Fri, 02 Jul 1999 22:22:22 -0600, you wrote:
> >Original Poster: Dave <dave-at-g7uvw.freeserve.co.uk>
> >Cheers to all who answered my last question! Just one more......
> >Would the axial caps be easier to use than the other (what is the word
> >i'm thinking of?) types?
> radial. Radials in nice rectangular cases might be easier as you can
> stack them on their backs, maybe glue together or sit them in a
> 'tray', and solder the pins together, making a nice rectangular block
> shape. No need for a PC board
Apart from thermal considerations it might pay to watch the case
> >I'm thinking that axial types have greater distance between leads, so
> >less change of flashover. Is this normally a problem?
> Shouldn't be with the size of cap we're looking at - pin pitch will be
> an inch or so,
> >I am a bit wary of using these physically small caps when I have just
> >been using 2.5 litre bottle caps & a donated and now sadly defunct
> >maxwell cap.