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Quick coilgun Capacitor question Answered

Im using chargers to rank 330V or even 370V. Heres my options. 400V 330uF Capacitor 450V 150uF Capacitor Im guessing the 330uF, But what's better for a coilgun? (using 4 of them in parallel, yet buying 10.)

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jeff-o
jeff-o

12 years ago

The 330uF cap will give you more power. Just don't exceed the capacitor's maximum voltage!

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Jackhole
Jackhole

12 years ago

Wouldn't you be putting them in series?

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Jackhole
Jackhole

Reply 12 years ago

Aye and sorry if that didn't help the question. I feel like 330uF would be better as well, but you should wait for an explanation by someone else before purchasing.

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Killa-X
Killa-X

12 years ago

Quick note: Calculated 400V 330uF Capacitor: 26.4 Joules 450V 150uF Capacitor: 15.187 Joules