[time-nuts] Capacitor Analyzer

Perry Sandeen sandeenpa at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 24 20:51:58 UTC 2011


Wrote> It's almost $1k and does much more than measure leakage.  Is there a much lower cost instrument that's aimed at just leakage?

Sprague Capacitor Analyzer TEL- OHMIKE Models TO-5 or TO-6.  Usually about $100 on epay. I have a TO-6.

Two caveats: It is a two wire instrument with IIRC a .01uF cap across the hot side to ground. They also used the infamous Black Beauty caps for reference values.

But when operating they are great.  DO REMEMBER that film caps can have a bite the next day after testing.  Not Fun!



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