You obviously don't work in industry.
You obviously have your head up your ass. I spent 40 years in
electronics. Manufacturing, Radio & TV Broadcast engineer, CATV
engineering, and running a service depot for United Video way back in
the early '80s, along with a few early years in the '60s and '70s in
Radio & TV repair. I've replaced more bad capacitors than any other
component. In fact. I have a stack of dead motherboards on my bench
right now that need about a dozen new 105° C
low ESR electrolytics per board. I spent my last four working years
building $20,000 and up telemetry receivers. NASA, NOAA and other
government agencies but them by the dozens, including one aboard the
Go to and tell them that electrolytic are
a huge problem.
Service to my country? Been there, Done that, and I've got my DD214 to
Member of DAV #85.
Michael A. Terrell