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Old 08-02-2009, 10:24 AM   #2129 (permalink)
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Hey John!

Joe was telling me that this controller with the larger capacitors takes quite a bit longer to precharge. Like 10 seconds with a 500 Ohm resistor instead of the few seconds that the Curtis 1231C would take. The nice thing is, the more ripple caps the better, but you could probably get away with smaller ones I think.
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