[Diy_efi] Dumb newbie tricks. . .
jcreech1 at olemac.net
Mon Apr 19 14:15:50 GMT 2004
Generally, if you apply reverse-power to an electrolytic cap, it's trash. Sometimes they'll work
afterwards, but they're livin' on borrowed time. If you were the *first* person to do something like
this, I might laugh at you...........
At least they're cheap.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Nevius" <jnevius at spiritone.com>
To: <diy_efi at diy-efi.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2004 6:44 PM
Subject: [Diy_efi] Dumb newbie tricks. . .
> So I finally start to check out the DIY-WB controller I built to discover
> that I've put _every_ electrolytic capacitor in backwards (I'm at least
> I discovered this after I started to power up and go through the checklist
> :-(. Can I get away with taking the electrolytics out and resoldering them
> in the proper orrientation, or are they trashed?
> John N
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