Circuit for charging and discharging a 450v 6800uF DC capacitor

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  1. babuss9595

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    hey i need a circuit for charging and discharging a 450v 6800uF DC capacitor, can you please help me with it. if you provide a circuit diagram for it, it will be more convenient.
     
  2. Roderick Young

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    A few things will be helpful in designing the circuit:
    • What is your input power source?
    • How quickly must the capacitor be charged?
    • To what voltage must the capacitor be charged?
    • How quickly must the capacitor be discharged?
    • Is there any other load being powered by the capacitor?
    Actually, if you just share the overall end goal of your application, that might answer a lot of the above questions.
     
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  3. Alec_t

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    Be aware that, when charged to a high voltage, that capacitor has enough stored energy to do damage and is potentially LETHAL :eek:.
     
  4. bertus

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    Hello,

    Why do you need so much energy?
    What is the purpose of the charging and discharging of that huge capacitor?
    As said the stored energy in the capacitor can be lethal.

    Bertus
     
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