Connect with us

Capacitor and Resistor ordering

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by electronoobz, Oct 13, 2012.

Scroll to continue with content
  1. electronoobz

    electronoobz

    226
    0
    Jan 14, 2012
    does it matter if i put caps first than res or vice-versa? thank you...


    im addicted to building something always hahahahaha...
     
  2. CocaCola

    CocaCola

    3,635
    5
    Apr 7, 2012
    • Maybe...
    • Possibly...
    • Yes...
    • No....
    One of the above depending upon the circuit...
     
  3. KrisBlueNZ

    KrisBlueNZ Sadly passed away in 2015

    8,393
    1,271
    Nov 28, 2011
    I can't tell what question you're trying to ask. If you mean during construction of a circuit, it's usual to install IC sockets, connectors, link wires, resistors, capacitors and diodes before you install other semiconductors, then install socketed ICs last. Within those groups, order is not important.

    If you mean that you have a resistor and a capacitor in series, with no other connection to the point where they connect together, then generally it makes no difference what order they are connected in. Occasionally it can be significant, for example in circuitry that operates at radio frequencies or higher, because it may affect the circuit layout, which can be critical.
     
Ask a Question
Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?
You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Electronics Point Logo
Continue to site
Quote of the day

-