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Old 12-13-2015, 04:51 AM   #20
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Default Re: Cisco pix 506 fw psu

Originally Posted by Shodan486 View Post
Sure it's the heat that usually kills the caps, but I thought that it would be something else since you said you've seen a few go . Nevermind and thanks anyways stj, because Behemot here stated an interesting fact : " Create compounds which are solind, not liquid " . Behemot can you elaborate, please? .
For example salts and other compounds. The electrolyte and the foils react and loose their function. Capacitance descreases, ESR increases.
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