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I wanted to build a resistor kit for myself. Kits are available ready-made, but they are expensive. The lower-cost kits have a 5% tolerance but for prototype development purposes I'd rather just go for a 1% set with 100ppm temperature coefficient. This was just the sweet spot I decided on for my needs - not an extremely tight tolerance or tempco that would be expensive, and not such a loose tolerance/tempco either. Others will have different needs of course. There's nothing wrong with a 5% set o ...
Introduction Background Why does ESR matter and why measure it? Differences between the BA6010 and LCR Meters Is it worth using the BA6010 for measuring Capacitors? Capacitors and Specifications Results Tantalum Results Ceramic Capacitor Results Electrolytic Capacitor Results Metallized Polypropylene Film Capacitor Summary   Introduction This short blog post discusses some practical measurements of capacitors! It’s not exhaustive, and in ...