Doubt Electrolytic capacitor in device storage

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Doubt Electrolytic capacitor in device storage
September 13, 2021 - 12:14am
Does electrolytic capacitor deteriorate if it remains in storage for long periods? I have electronic devices manufactured with electrolytic capacitors since the early 90's, is it necessary to use these devices 1x a month to avoid degradation of electrolytic capacitors due to disuse?
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Yes Electrolytic capacitors degrades over time. Please refer the datasheet of the capacitor.