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by guitarman0
Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: monolithic capacitors
Replies: 14
Views: 2606

Re: monolithic capacitors

Well, that is another little problem we have. We are working without schematics on these boards. They are not available to us. So, we are basically doing the old hunt 'n peck deal, educated guess as to what is what in the circuit and what may be wrong depending on the symptom, circuit tracing, visua...
by guitarman0
Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: monolithic capacitors
Replies: 14
Views: 2606

Re: monolithic capacitors

Well, it would be all 96 if the shorted cap turned out to be the last cap in the last port. Luckily THAT hasn't happened yet, but I have had to go through sometimes 8 to 10 ports (80 caps) before finding the bad cap. <p>The audio oscillator might not be a bad idea. I'll have to check that out. Might...
by guitarman0
Wed Sep 07, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: monolithic capacitors
Replies: 14
Views: 2606

Re: monolithic capacitors

Thanks for all of the suggestions on the monolithic caps. Just a bit of explanation...the company I work for works on PBX phone systems for hotels and motels. I work in the electronics lab doing board level repairs on the boards, power supplies etc... The problem I'm having is one of the PBX manufac...
by guitarman0
Thu Sep 01, 2005 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: monolithic capacitors
Replies: 14
Views: 2606

monolithic capacitors

Does anyone have any suggestions for an easy method of testing monolithic capacitors in circuit? I'm just looking for a quick and easy way of saying good or bad.