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Old 10th January 2007, 07:23 PM   #101
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Do you think the Mundorf caps will fit?
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Old 10th January 2007, 07:31 PM   #102
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Received the amp today, it's amazing!

Now , if only these Silver irises where here
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Old 10th January 2007, 09:09 PM   #103
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Do you think the Mundorf caps will fit?
According to the size on their site the Bennic XPP 2.2uF are 14 x 31mm and the Mundorf MKP 2.2uF are 12 x 32mm, so the size is pretty much the same.

On another note, Sasha of Obad Imports the Canadian distributor of Trends Audio would like some photos of peoples' TA-10 with their audio set-up for his gallery on his site:
www.musical.ca

You can email them to his addy: sash@musical.ca
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Old 11th January 2007, 06:55 AM   #104
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According to the size on their site the Bennic XPP 2.2uF are 14 x 31mm and the Mundorf MKP 2.2uF are 12 x 32mm, so the size is pretty much the same.
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I'm suprised the Mundorfs are so small. It must be a metalized film cap, not film and foil. But the Mundorfs have a good rep.

FYI, Parts Connexion has all film caps in sale his month.
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Old 11th January 2007, 03:26 PM   #105
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Actually the size is even smaller than I first thought for the 2.2uF, it is 16x26mm.

As per Mundorf's site:

"The M-CAP is an audiophile metallized polypropylene capacitor. In selection of the materials used, special attention was given to the sound properties. Great care taken during the production guarantees constant high quality and minimum electrical and mechanical tolerances. Thus, in the final inspection, maximum deviations in capacitance of 1.5 % are measured, so the guaranteed value of 3 % is far exceeded. The practically induction-free type of construction and the low loss factor of the M-CAP results in a very "quick" capacitor. The M-CAP forms the basis for vivid music reproduction rich in nuance.

The 630 V DC version with capacitances in the range from 0.1 F to 0.82 F is equally suitable as a bypass capacitor in high quality frequency crossovers or as a coupling capacitance in valve and transistor amplifiers."
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Old 11th January 2007, 04:30 PM   #106
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I just want to say i ordered this board 2 days ago from buyoyo and it came by courier this morning to the east coast. Only cost me 132.xx. Here's a new one for all the modders. The board I received came with sanyo 1500uf tank caps instead of the 220uf that everyone's been talking about. The company is definitely improving these these things little by little. I can remember reading about the bennic xpp input cap change that one user preferred to the recommended Jantzen mod and now this sanyo tank cap that is greater than the 1200uf panasonic recommendation. Those were the two mods I was going to do, but now, I don't know. I guess the company is one-upping the modders, which is unbelievable. I'm sorry I can't compare how these changes are affecting the overall sound versus what the current modders are doing. Only those with the eariler models can compare.
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Old 11th January 2007, 05:14 PM   #107
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Mine also came with the 1500 UF sanyo's.... The bass does sound good.
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Old 11th January 2007, 11:47 PM   #108
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Someone put Auricaps into the TA-10 ? I don't think that the standard Mundorf M-Cap MKPs will better the Bennics. You will have to go to the Supreme types and they will be too big. I would hold the Jantzens a bit better than M-Caps.

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Old 12th January 2007, 12:01 AM   #109
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Someone put Auricaps into the TA-10 ? I don't think that the standard Mundorf M-Cap MKPs will better the Bennics. You will have to go to the Supreme types and they will be too big. I would hold the Jantzens a bit better than M-Caps.

/Erling
Yer, thats what I thought too, the lower end MKP Mundorfs agianst the best XPP Bennics. I guess I will try to look out what I can find to replace the Elna 220uF power caps.

I found some 3300uF Nicholson at $1.39cdn each, anyone know if they are good before I go through replacing them ?
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Old 12th January 2007, 05:45 AM   #110
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It might be time for another cap shoot out. Find what is the best sounding cap that will fit in the TA-10.

We can start with what we know, the Bennic, the Jantzen and the Mundorf.
Any other candidates?
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