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Dec1412, 02:44 PM

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I know that the there is some small capacitance between the windings of an axial inductor lets say, but how does one measure this? The inductor is a short on an LCR meter...



#2
Dec1412, 04:02 PM

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You can also use a DMM + Vector Impedance Meter to characterize the inductor's LCR values. 


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Dec1412, 08:03 PM

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Increase the frequency until the coil is capacitive. From the frequency where the behaviour changes, you can deduce the capacitance  provided the inductance stays constant, far from granted.



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