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Old 6th January 2007, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default capacitor polarity

Please can anyone tell me how to tell which end is which in terms of polarity in a Mundorf MCap MKP?
Does it matter?
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Old 6th January 2007, 04:40 PM   #2
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Hi there!

The Mundorf MCap MKP is bi-polair.

meaning there is no + nor -

place it however you like!


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Old 6th January 2007, 04:43 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick answer.
Can you smell the solder at your end?
Best wishes
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Old 6th January 2007, 04:48 PM   #4
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A film cap is still sensitive to orientation with regards to outer foil connection. You can read more about it here:
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