- Joined Mar 19, 2019
Playing around with voltage multipliers and modeling a doubler and ran into something that is counterintuitive for me. I normally think of using large capacitors (470-1000uF) to smooth the ripple for converting AC to DC. Instead, modeling it I come up with 0.1uF as giving me a very low inrush current and millivolt output ripple! What am I missing here? Using 470uF caps I am getting ~10A of inrush. Will the low-value caps affect the output current in any way?