> P.S. Your Tube will not explode, but implode! (Vacuum) And yer Capacitors
> will boil, not explode :) So yer safe..ish
Oh, capacitors can explode all right...
I can't remember if it was overvoltage, or reverse voltage, but
I subjected an electrolytic cap to some punishment once to see
what would happen.
After a minute or so: BANG! and streams of plastic-coated
metal foil everywhere...
Tantalums don't fail anywhere near as spectacularly. Of course,
most of the big caps in a monitor are nice juicy electrolytics!
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