[rescue] Slightly OT: Bad Cap Saga

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Mon Aug 18 10:30:38 CDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 07:45:38AM -0700, Luke Goembel wrote:
> I build electronic devices that are 
> meant for use in space. In a vacuum 
> environment, electrolytic caps are 
> not allowed because they leak/explode 
> when in vacuum. I suspect they wouldn't 
> be allowed because of their notoriously 
> short lifetime even if they didn't 
> explode in vacuum.

are you posting this, say, by chance,
from something with a 40-column display
like a commodore 64? 8-)


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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