In this case we are talking about putting 2 caps in
series, so the total capacitance is halved (for
> Yes, you can stick two electrolytics together like
> that. Remember that the value will double if you
> parallel 2 identical caps together like that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale L Martin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:49 PM
Subject: RE: [Towertalk] Tailtwister won't turn.
> > I heard/read/dreamed/made up somewhere that, in
> > the absence of a replacement motor starting
> > capacitor, a TEMPORARY motor starting capacitor
> > substitution (for testing purposes only) can be
> > made by putting two electrolytic capacitors of
> > about 250Ufd/100VDC back to back (plus-neg-neg-
> > plus? neg-plus-plus-neg?) to see if it is indeed
> > the motor starting capacitor that is the problem.
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