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Re: Maxwell 31159 cap on eBay
Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance-at-jvlnet-dot-com>
The .149 uF cap is only rated for 20% voltage reversal.
> Found it in an old maxwell catalog
> it's a 1pps unit. has a 100,000 shot life. (how many of the shots have
> used already?)
> You can contemplate using it with derating
> (http://home.earthlink-dot-net/~jimlux/caplife.htm has the equations from
> Maxwell for doing so...), but, when all is said and done, you might find
> something better, especially if the price goes up much from where it is
> .149 uF is also pretty big, unless you're running a lot of power, in which
> case the RMS current limits might become an issue too.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 6:07 AM
> Subject: Re: Maxwell 31159 cap on eBay
> > Original poster: Ben Haylett <bhaylett-at-shaw.ca>
> > Currently there is a Maxwell 31159 type capacitor for sale on eBay,
> > 3821145096. The specs are: .149 uF, 50 KV, .02uH.
> > I'm not familiar with the type 31159, but it sure looks like a pulse
> > me. Current bidding price is $30.99. They'll only ship within the USA,
> > unfortunately I'm in Canada, so I can't bid.
> > Ben