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Old 3rd May 2008, 08:47 AM   #1
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Cool Motor run Caps Question

I located a suppler who stocks various motor run cap brands including GE 97F types which some builders prefer.

I am assuming there is little difference between brands for audio power supply use.

I am thinking about this right ?????

Fat Daddy....
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Old 3rd May 2008, 09:10 AM   #2
AndrewT is offline AndrewT  Scotland
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some are electrolytic and some are metallised film.
I suspect there will be a difference between these families.
regards Andrew T.
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Old 3rd May 2008, 09:39 AM   #3
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I've used a polypropylene motor run cap from Maplin Electronics, 30uF, made by LCR. Quite favourable results.

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Old 3rd May 2008, 02:01 PM   #4
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No love for the oil caps?
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Old 3rd May 2008, 10:55 PM   #5
Sherman is offline Sherman  United States
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I've been using oil filled motor runs for a few years and they work just fine. I've used them in SE and PP amps with great results. The only drawback is their size.
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