ESR Meter Recommendations

Tothwolf tothwolf at
Wed Sep 30 19:26:44 CDT 2015

On Wed, 30 Sep 2015, Jay West wrote:

> Question - I could be mistaken, but I think someone mentioned that these 
> were not good for testing caps that had a higher operating voltage. Is 
> that correct? My understanding was that the testing method used by this 
> ESR meter was valid for most all the large electrolytics...?

You can measure the ESR of any capacitor, however for large filter 
capacitors, a leakage tester is likely to be more important.

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