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Measuring Electrolytic Capacitors with DMM

This during a repair. I did some measurements to show that a DMM is unfit to measure capacitance with the goal to know if it is bad. New Panasonic low ESR FM, 50V 22 uFLCR meter: 21,01uF, D=0,025 at 100 … Continue reading

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TRIAC, SRC testing

TRIACs are strange beasts. The operate in 4 quadrants, that is most of them can. As far as I know they all can operate in 3 quadrants and some in all 4. The modes are a combination of the gate … Continue reading

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