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Replacing capacitors...? Answered

I need to replace three 470 uF 25V caps but I was wondering if using 1000 uF 25V caps would work or not?

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Phil B
Phil B

11 years ago

It would depend on the application. If you are using the capacitors for smoothing capacitors in a power supply, larger capacitance would be an advantage. If they are part of a capacitance - resistance network where the capacitors are for timing something, the extra capacitance will throw things off quite a bit. Can you tell us more?