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EEVblog #1037 – Solving Ceramic Capacitor Cracking

Dave demonstrates various practical PCB and component selection solutions and techniques to prevent flex stress cracking of Multi Layer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCC) on PCB’s and preventing your product from catching on fire! Open Mode capacitors. Flexible Endcap Soft Termination Capacitors Lead Frame Capacitors Series Capacitors TDK Solutions for Ceramic Capacitor ...

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EEVblog #859 – Bypass Capacitor Tutorial

Everything you need to know about bypass capacitors. How do they work? Why use them at all? Why put multiple ones in parallel? What effect does package type have on performance? Are there any traps? Dave measures some bypass capacitors with an impedance analyser to confirm the whiteboard theory and ...

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