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Samsung capacitor. Go up in voltage or uF?

by kgace101 / August 22, 2013 7:57 PM PDT

I am replacing 4 capacitors on my LCD and I could not remember that it would be better to go up in voltage or uF. Can some please enlighten me?



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Why go up?
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 22, 2013 8:45 PM PDT

Why not the same?


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Known problem
by kgace101 / August 22, 2013 10:53 PM PDT
In reply to: Why go up?

This would be the 2nd time the capacitors have gone bad and this is a well known problem for these models. Why would I put the same back in there if its just gonna go bad again?

Would it not make sense to go up with the capacitors and avoid another future problem?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 23, 2013 1:27 AM PDT

But all tests (I used a Volt meter) show there was never an issue of the voltage rating being too low. But yes you can go up in voltage without any harm. Changing the uF is not done and I can't hold an engineering class here and don't want you upset but you can imagine one is OK and the other is not.

If you read the BAD CAPS forum you find out a lot more and you find that folk replacing all the caps with the bad maker on the board. Not just 4.


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