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Old 14th January 2012, 08:27 PM   #11
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Here you will find WIMA polyprops 4.7uF

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They "sound" definitely better than the polyester types.


...but these are MKP4 (so bigger than 5mm pin spacing).

The smallest 4.7 uF (100V) MKP4 capacitor has a pin spacing of 27.5 mm.
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Old 14th January 2012, 08:31 PM   #12
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...but these are MKP4 (so bigger than 5mm pin spacing).

The smallest 4.7 uF (100V) MKP4 capacitor has a pin spacing of 27.5 mm.
Exactly!!! That is why now I have to look somewhere else for these caps.
What should I do.....What should I do.....
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Old 14th January 2012, 08:47 PM   #13
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I would just go with the MKS2.

At 7.2mm square even they might be a tight fit.

You will not find a polyprop in that size.

One day, if you really want to try an 'audiophile' capacitor to see what you are missing (or not!), you can just solder one directly to the RCA post and jumper the C1 position.
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Yes I know, I only speak about the cap quality. Either or. The polyprops of higher capacitance are always bigger than polyester caps. You have to choose what you really want. You will not find any 4.7uF polyprop in RM 5 and 5mm width.
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Old 14th January 2012, 09:02 PM   #15
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I would just go with the MKS2.

At 7.2mm square even they might be a tight fit.

You will not find a polyprop in that size.

One day, if you really want to try an 'audiophile' capacitor to see what you are missing (or not!), you can just solder one directly to the RCA post and jumper the C1 position.
Bravo!!! How did I forget that!!!! I am going to do it to the RCA post...I did this before in another amp lol!!! Now I can get a good input cap. Thanks a lot.
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