[chbot] High voltage batteries and electrolytic capacitors

Peter Harris petes.username at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 00:31:28 BST 2020

Thank you Mark & Stephen
That was exactly the information I was after.
I am tracing the input side of a SMPSU with a view to running it from the
battery, the switching devices are well within spec, looks like I will be
seriesing the input caps.


On Thu, 1 Oct 2020 at 09:16, Peter Harris <petes.username at gmail.com> 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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