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Old 11th February 2009, 12:52 AM   #1
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Anyone know how long it takes for a large capacitor to discharge on its on ?
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Old 11th February 2009, 04:56 AM   #2
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Originally posted by drumlins4ever
Anyone know how long it takes for a large capacitor to discharge on its on ?

Please check the following link:

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu...capdis.html#c2
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Old 13th February 2009, 07:41 PM   #3
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Depends on the type, condition and capacitance. Some caps stay charged forever, some leak to nothing after a few seconds.
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