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Capacitor Pin Extention Answered

Good day everyone, I am sitting with a issue of changing a capacitor on a board but the factory default pins are to short to reach their holes. Is there a way to make them longer other then needing to get another new capacitor? I am using a 450V 150uf(M) capacitor. 


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4 years ago

Solder two wires in the holes.
Make sure you bend them on both sides of the board.
Solder the capacitor onto the wires.
You can also wind some wire onto the capacitor legs and then solder all in...