[chbot] High voltage batteries and electrolytic capacitors

Mark Atherton markaren1 at xtra.co.nz
Wed Sep 30 21:48:27 BST 2020

Cap rating = 140% of peak battery voltage

You may need to use 2 caps, with balancing resistors


On 1/10/2020 9:16 AM, Peter Harris wrote:
> General question: What is the rule of thumb for selecting the voltage of 
> electrolytic capacitors?
> Specific question: I am working with a Nissan Leaf battery, the absolute 
> maximum pack voltage is 405V. Are 450V electrolytics likely to explode 
> used at 405V?
>    P
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