Calculating Capacitors for Voltage Regulator

One of the most important things seems to be short distance from the regulator to the capacitor and short leads on the capacitor.


Grumpy_Mike: By learning a bit more.


Thanks for the explanation. I doubt I'll be working on anything with a several thousand unit rollout anytime soon, but it can be just as harrowing trying not to let the smoke out of our little uC boards.

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Hah! Some Karma is heading your way. :D