huge losses caused by bad capacitors made 1999-2003

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huge losses caused by bad capacitors made 1999-2003

Post by Garth » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:05 am

Cheap aluminum electrolytic capacitors, made by manufacturers in 1999-2003 who stole a formula but didn't get the whole thing, caused hundreds of millions of dollars of losses in consumer electronics that failed. Video explanation is on this page:
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Re: huge losses caused by bad capacitors made 1999-2003

Post by brad » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:57 pm

Well with the amount of capacitors in consumer electronics (especially for power supply filtering) I guess there is little wonder that this could cause so much damage! This topic seems to fit along the same lines as commodore and MOS technology!

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