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Old 11th March 2008, 02:11 AM   #1
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Default X2 MKP mains cap for signal coupling

IS there anything wrong in using MKP X2 caps usually used for mains EMI suppression as signal coupling caps in audio?
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Old 11th March 2008, 08:07 AM   #2
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Old 11th March 2008, 09:17 AM   #3
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I guess it is only a bit wider tolerance that might be an issue?
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Old 11th March 2008, 12:03 PM   #4
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Tolerance shouldn't be an issue unless you are using it to define an exact frequency . As input coupling cap it should be fine.

All makes of X2's do not sound the same ! Do some comparative listening tests. If you don't , they will still be OK !
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