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Re: Big Capacitor?

>At 09:46 AM 10/8/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>>I have a question or two for any one out there. How big would a capacitor
>>have to be, (physical dimensions), to have a value of 1 Farad? I know that
>>voltage rating would be a determining factor, but just a ballpark figure.
>>Has anybody ever seen one? 
>>Just curious.

Hi Ron,

	Batteries can almost be considered as multi Farad capacitors.  There are
also the "gold" caps that are into the few farad range as shown at the
bottom of page 343 in the DigiKey catalog:


Of course, the voltages are tiny compared to what we like and they are