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Re: power factor correction capacitors Attn Scott (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 16:26:23 -0500
From: BunnyKiller <bunnikillr@xxxxxxx>
To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: power factor correction capacitors Attn Scott

Hey Scott...

I have a whole poo-poo load of them in the shop... ( run caps/ PFC's)
I will pull enuf of them to equal 300uF

let me know if you still need them...    contact me

Scot D

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>Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2007 21:57:59 -0400
>From: Scott Bogard <teslas-intern@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: power factor correction capacitors (fwd)
>Considering that I don't get to the junkyard everyday (sadly), and since DC 
>capacitors are relatively cheap for their voltage/capacitance rating, could 
>I use two parallel strings of DC caps, each protected by a diode to keep the
>power flowing the right way, or would this not work (or if I grounded the 
>strings)?  For my power supply, Java TC is suggesting I need a 295 uf cap 
>size, and considering how low the values of motor run capacitors generally 
>are, I would need a whole lot of them!  Thanks.
>Scott Bogard.