IBM 029 progress
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Thu Jun 11 18:15:33 CDT 2009
Eric Smith wrote:
> Warren Wolfe wrote:
>> Erm... I doubt this. I saw a 2 farad cap at a surplus place in
>> Lima, Ohio. It was rated at 12 volts, and looked like a sawed-off
>> oil drum.
> That's much older technology. As others here have observed, you can
> now get a 100F capacitor that is quite compact, though they have
> voltage ratings between 2V and 2.7V.
Gee, I feel so.... no longer supported.
>> I think there's some sort of square-cube thing going on here that
>> makes ever-increasing values of capacitance ever huger.
> Not really. For a given technology, the volume is roughly linearly
> related to the product of the capacitance and voltage.
Hmmm... Okay. I'll take your word on this. Thanks for the info.
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