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Capacitor advice required

inthegarage

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Hello all,

I have a capacitor I need to replace, but it's an old "TCC" type. So a few quick questions:

- Can I replace this with a modern suppression capacitor? This capacitor does seem to have some sort of earth connector.
It's a pretty standard 25micro farad rated for mains.

- What sort should I go for?

I enclose an image to help with the brain work.

cheers!

Pete - forum newbie.
 

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That is a "Delta capacitor" - three safety-rated (Class Y & Class X) capacitors encapsulated together.

There is a similar one listed on ebay here; you can see the internal arrangement of the three capacitors:

These have a similar function, but a newer design and somewhat cheaper - you would just have to join flying leads to one:

rjenkinsgb

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That is a "Delta capacitor" - three safety-rated (Class Y & Class X) capacitors encapsulated together.

There is a similar one listed on ebay here; you can see the internal arrangement of the three capacitors:

These have a similar function, but a newer design and somewhat cheaper - you would just have to join flying leads to one:
 
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inthegarage

New Member
That is a "Delta capacitor" - three safety-rated (Class Y & Class X) capacitors encapsulated together.

There is a similar one listed on ebay here; you can see the internal arrangement of the three capacitors:

These have a similar function, but a newer design and somewhat cheaper - you would just have to join flying leads to one:
Thanks for your comprehensive reply rjenkinsgb! That's just what I need. I have some leads connecting the old one, so a re-connection is no problem.
 

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