Ceramic capacitor question

From: Sipke de Wal <sipke_at_wxs.nl>
Date: Tue Jan 8 18:33:05 2002

The 50V 104Z will work just as fine as the 25V type
It simply wont blow as easely in case of an overvoltage
event, but I'm sure some other devices on your board will!

Sipke de Wal

----- Original Message -----
From: Adrian Graham <Adrian.Graham_at_corporatemicrosystems.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 4:18 PM
Subject: Ceramic capacitor question

> Another question from me :)
> The Compukit UK101 has several ceramic capacitors, all marked 104Z 25V,
> which judging by what I've found on the web so far makes them .1uF. My local
> Maplins (sorry, that seems to be a swear word in some parts) only has 224Z
> at 25V (I'd guess .2uF?) and 104Z at 50V, half the size.
> What can I get away with? Or am I right in assuming I need to match exactly?
> Ta for any help....
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> Adrian Graham, Corporate Microsystems Ltd
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Received on Tue Jan 08 2002 - 18:33:05 GMT

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