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Lead spacing for capacitors
« on: February 10, 2017, 02:25:19 PM »
Is there a standard that is used for capacitor lead spacing on Madbean projects?

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Re: Lead spacing for capacitors
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2017, 02:40:13 PM »
afaik, they are usually 5mm for film caps and 2.5 for electrolytics.
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Re: Lead spacing for capacitors
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2017, 02:44:26 PM »
thanks for that m-Kresol, much appreciated.  :D

are there exceptions like film caps with 2.5mm spacing?

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Re: Lead spacing for capacitors
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 02:46:54 PM »
I don't think so, ceramics are also 2.5 mm spacing.
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Re: Lead spacing for capacitors
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2017, 02:53:02 PM »
thanks again m-Kresol!

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Re: Lead spacing for capacitors
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2017, 02:54:40 PM »
no problem. and welcome to the forum
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