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Thread: 120VAC Traces
face BY : Dan Michaels email (remove spam text)

Robert wrote:
>At 02:58 PM 5/24/00 -0700, ryan wrote:
>>Thanks Chris,
>>I do have snubbers but they need work. Do you have a good
>>rule of thumb for design? Most of the books and articles
>>that I have read really boil down to "keep trying different
>>values 'til it works".
>Typical values are 0.1 uF with series 100 ohm.

And you probably realize it, but there are *special*
capacitors made particularly for this type of application.
They tend to be rather bulky and take up a lot of board
space. Not any old cap will do.


See also: www.piclist.com/techref/index.htm?key=120vac+traces
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