[chbot] High voltage batteries and electrolytic capacitors

Andy Gardner ceo at andygardner.com
Mon Oct 5 07:19:13 BST 2020

I have sitting on my coffeee table in front of me a very nice commercial capacitor bank out of an inverter.

EPCOS 1500uF 400V caps with balance resistors, in a 5p2s configuration (800V). Is that useful for you?

On 1/10/20 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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