[TriEmbed] Choosing between ceramic and tantalum capacitors

Pete Soper pete at soper.us
Wed Mar 29 13:00:24 CDT 2017


No, you got it right. Apart from a higher range of capacitance values, 
he didn't let slip any advantages of tantalum, and even hedged that. 
Good point about the vibration!
-Pete

On 03/29/2017 01:49 PM, Brian via TriEmbed wrote:
> An interesting read, but I'd call it poorly-titled; a better title 
> might be "Extolling the Virtues of MLCCs".  Unless I skimmed over 
> something, I saw nothing of value describing when one might actually 
> want to opt for a tantalum cap instead of ceramic. One possible case 
> would be high-vibration applications where the piezoelectric nature of 
> ceramic dielectrics might cause problems.
>
> My $0.02,
> -Brian
>
> On 03/29/2017 10:56 AM, Phillip Rhodes via TriEmbed wrote:
>> Found this, thought some folks might find it useful.
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>> http://www.dataweek.co.za/news.aspx?pklnewsid=27008
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