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[AMPS] Maxwell paper caps - specs and polarity?

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Subject: [AMPS] Maxwell paper caps - specs and polarity?
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Date: Sat, 20 Feb 1999 19:03:17 -0500
What are the physical dimensions?  Many similarly rated caps are a
disaster in a real HV supply.

On Sat, 20 Feb 1999 13:05:16 +0000 Mike Tubby G8TIC
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>I recently purchased a Maxwell paper cap from Bob Grinell of Surplus
>Sales but he is unable to provide the full specs for the unit.
>The cap is 42uF at 5Kv, Maxwell part number 30633.
>I would like to know the rated ripple current (at 100Hz) and max 
>rating, so that I can make sure that I use it inside spec. in a 8877 
>for 50MHz.
>The cap has two 1/4" blade connectors - one colored black one brown -
>which is positive?  Its not marked on the can.  I'm pretty sure that 
>is positive since removing the shorting link has caused it to charge 
>to about 13V with +ve on the brown and -ve on the black.  I'm just
>cautious since I have come across some strange colour conventions
>on US made equipment before :-)
>Any further info on Maxwell caps would be appreciated.
>Mike G8TIC
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