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Ken Pachkowsky
12-21-2005, 10:59 AM
If you had a scenario where axials were subbed with radials and one lead is left much longer after soldering, does it have an effect on the cap? Specificly electrolytics?

I would think it would to some degree?

Ken

Zilch
12-21-2005, 11:26 AM
"It doesn't matter...."

Ian Mackenzie
12-21-2005, 11:32 AM
Need more information

It Depends on the application. Lead length is important if there are concerns about inductance at high frequencies. For example for re coupling lead should be as short as possible.

Ian

John W
12-21-2005, 07:41 PM
Here is an article on capacitors I found very interesting. It cleared up a lot of questions I had.
http://sound.westhost.com/articles/capacitors.htm

4313B
12-22-2005, 12:47 AM
What questions were cleared up?

jtgyn
12-22-2005, 03:39 AM
G'Day Ken,
At audio frequencies the capacitor lead length has no effect that would be an issue.

Regards Scott