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    PAS3X power switch capacitor



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    PAS3X power switch capacitor

    Post by icky on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:00 pm

    Hello Bob, Roy, and everyone.  I know this subject has probably been covered before, but I do have a question about the capacitor across the power switch.  Dynaco used a ceramic disc but I wondered if another type of the same value would work?  I have some metalized film in stock (of the proper value and voltage) and wondered if they'd be okay?  The darn local electronics store went belly up recently and I'm trying to save on freight costs 'til I have a larger order.  Kind of hurts to pay $6 freight on a $0.48 part  Crying or Very sad 
    Bob Latino

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    Re: PAS3X power switch capacitor

    Post by Bob Latino on Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:15 pm

    Hi Jeff,

    You could put any .02 uF or .022 uF cap 200 volts or higher across that switch and it would work fine. A metallized film cap will be fine ..


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