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  1. Avatar jperigo says:

    You are correct, do to degradation over time a capacitor does slowly lose capacitance. The question I have is at what point do you change it? I have seen some capacitors that’s say +/- 3%, some say +/- 5%, some say +/- 6%, and some say +/- 10%. I have a co-worker who says he has seen capacitors brand new out-of-the-box that’s say +/- 6% that are already 6% low so he goes by the rule of thumb when it reaches 10% low he will change it. What are your thoughts?

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