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3 Things to Consider when Choosing a Hi-Rel Capacitor

Ceramic, Aluminum Electrolytic, Tantalum, Hybrid, Polymer…the list goes on. If you’re designing a critical system in which high reliability is of the utmost importance, there are a wide variety of capacitor technologies to choose from. With all these options, its easy to spend hours researching and comparing how the these different capacitors stack up against one another. All capacitors options have their advantages and disadvantages so keep these 3 important factors in mind as you choose.