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Old 5th April 2011, 12:34 PM   #1
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Default Line stage cap recommendations

Building a borberly line stage that has an output cap as well as coupling cap. Thinking of 1uf/.1uf combo. I would appreciate any recommendations or experiences. Considered Obbligato film/oil cap with Obb premium gold.
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Why not use the same like Erno Borbely: Mundorz ZN Polypropylene + tin foil?

Obbligato are metallized so better Mundorf tin foil.

BTW the best caps are teflon film & copper foil but for PS too expensive.
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The Obbligatos I am using for main output cap is metal film in oil. It is not on PS but on the output of the linestage.
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If you can't afford only teflon, my advice 1uF Auricap bypassed 0.1uF Teflon FT-3.

If you have the Obbligatos on hand try to bypass with these teflons & let me know?
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Borbely line stage does not need any cap? they are DC coupled with very low DC offset
why Cap?
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