Re: MMC practical apps.

>From the information I've seen on some caps, MMCs can be a economical
alternative to single units. The snubbers which were listed a while ago, and
possibly some units I've found (which means there are probably many more like
them) can be used in a single string, so you can build a good unit for about
$30. This is for a cap that will probably be significantly more reliable than
one than someone like me could build without making a LARGE investment in

                          --Doug Brunner

Tesla List wrote:

> Original Poster: Philip <shadow42-at-totcon-dot-com>
> > > Ive been reading on the recent MMC trend and it seems to me that its a
> > > great compact alternative. The only problem I see for the MMC is its
> > > cost to coilers with small budgets like myself.
> > >
> >
> > I have to disagree with you on this point.
> > If you add up the cost of all the component parts for a good rolled poly
> > cap it can get very high before you know it.
> >
>     Perhaps this is true for the UK coilers ,but I have less than $20
> invested in my cap so far. But I did get enough material for free from a
> friend to make the other.
>     Philip