[simpits-chat] Altimeter Question

Roy Coates roy at flightlab.liv.ac.uk
Tue Nov 4 16:01:03 PST 2003

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Brian Sikkema wrote:

> I just thought of another question about this schematic. Maybe it's another question for the old farts! ;)
> Anyway, looking at http://www.rocket-roar.com/rap/altschem.jpg, on the top, after each of the 10uF 16V caps, it says "tant." What the heck is that? I've never seen it before.

tantalum bead. Its a type of capacitor. mylar, polystyrene and even paper
are other types.


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