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General Category => General Discussion => Topic started by: kourt on April 10, 2008, 20:20:31 PM

Title: capacitors
Post by: kourt on April 10, 2008, 20:20:31 PM
 Can you tell me please what is the difference between these two types of capacitors?
Title: Re: capacitors
Post by: SiEger on April 10, 2008, 20:49:17 PM
Left is ceramic, right is electrolytic...
Title: Re: capacitors
Post by: kourt on April 10, 2008, 21:49:27 PM
ok, but what is the difference ?
Title: Re: capacitors
Post by: kam on April 11, 2008, 00:28:58 AM
electrolytic caps can achieve higher capacities
electrolytic caps have polarity (+,-)

Ceramic are more accurate
Ceramic are smaller
Ceramic can work in higher frequencies

Title: Re: capacitors
Post by: Supernova on April 12, 2008, 13:49:20 PM
Also, electrolytic capacitors cannot have small capacitance, ceramic can in a very accurate way.

Ceramic capacitors are more stable in temperature changes.

Ceramic caps are smaller
Title: Re: capacitors
Post by: kourt on April 12, 2008, 14:22:35 PM
Thank you  ;) ;) ;) ;)