TU56/TC11 restoration - VARIAC question

Eric Smith eric at brouhaha.com
Thu Mar 17 16:31:42 CST 2005

Guy wrote:
> If I'm not mistaken the whole reforming capacitors discussion was for
> electrolitic capacitors (ie DC).  The motor run capacitors are AC.  I'm
> not sure the reforming process would be the same (or if it is even
> possible).

Good point.  I knew they weren't wired right across a DC output of a
supply, so the variac approach won't work, but I didn't think about
the use of AC capacitors.  I don't think it's possible to reform
AC electrolytics at all, but I'm not an expert on such things.


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