how to check 400v capacitor whith analog meter

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how to check 400v capacitor whith analog meter

Post by newone » Wed Dec 21, 2005 9:39 am

how to check 400v capacitor whith analog meter is breakdown or not
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Re: how to check 400v capacitor whith analog meter

Post by Externet » Wed Dec 21, 2005 3:11 pm

Hi.
Connect the voltmeter to the capacitor.

Apply less than 400 V to the capacitor trough a series resistor.

1000Ω should work.

Observe the voltage raising. When stops, disconnect the voltage source and observe the meter holding its reading for a while if the capacitor is good.

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