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[DPRG] Electrolytic

Subject: [DPRG] Electrolytic
From: Ed Okerson eokerson at texasconnect.net
Date: Wed Jan 14 16:55:01 CST 2004

Thanks Mike!  I have made a small circuit board and built it with what I
have.  I'll let you know if it doesn't work.

Ed

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, MIKE DODSON wrote:

> Ed, if after what Rick, and Ed said, you still want tantalum then I have
> 1206s and could send you some.
>
> Mike Dodson
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ed Okerson <eokerson at texasconnect.net>
> To: DPRG List <dprglist at dprg.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 3:32 PM
> Subject: [DPRG] Electrolytic
>
>
> > I am working on a 3.3V circuit and need to connect it to a serial RS232
> > port.  So I picked up some MAX3232 chips and started pondering.  The spec
> > sheet shows 5 capacitors connected to the chip, all of them 0.1uf and all
> > are marked with a + on one side.  That would seem to indicate to me that
> > they are using electrolytic capacitors.  My question is this:  Is it
> > really necessary to use electrolytics in this circuit?  I have scads of
> > 0805 surface mount 0.1uf caps, and can make the board a lot smaller with
> > them.  I have no surface mount electrolytics, and all of the 0.1uf
> > electrolytics that I do have will use a lot more board space.  Any
> > suggestions?
> >
> > Ed Okerson
> >
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