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Old 4th April 2012, 01:04 PM   #1
ssaliba is offline ssaliba
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Default SRPP Signal Output Capacitors

Hi guys

Am I right to conclude that if the output capacitor say in an SRPP circuit fails on short, I would end up with all the high anode DC voltage on the output port with the consequence of blowing up anything which is connected with this output ?

Looking forward for your feedback

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Old 4th April 2012, 02:12 PM   #2
DF96 is offline DF96  England
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Yes, you are right. If this worries you you could add protection diodes (e.g. a pair of zeners), but there is a risk of some distortion. You could use mains-rated caps (X or Y), as these are guaranteed not to fail short circuit.
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