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kimschips 15th June 2005 05:26 AM

SCR film capacitors??
 
Hello anybody.

ELFA have a polypropolyne axial capacitor called Mfr. SCR. I think they are produced in France and should be very good:)

www.elsa.se then choose your language.

So have anyone off you tried them as decoupling or as a blocking capacitor in a audio circuit?

I am thinking off the one with 250V 10uF for decoupling in my preamplifer.

Thanks

Best regards

stappvargen 15th June 2005 03:24 PM

The link above should, of course, be:
http://www.elfa.se

According to many the SCR represents good value for the money.
Check:
http://home.versatel.nl/geenius/Cap.html
and also:
http://ldsg.snippets.org/appdx-ec.php3#ITCAP

Solen and Axon are said to be made by SCR, so the quality should be comparable.

Regards
/Niclas

Davet 19th June 2005 01:25 PM

Film Cap
 
Sounds like Solen SCR caps. They are made in France and are sold worldwide with their names and a multitude of other names. They work as a coupling cap and I have used them for that in my preamp.

Solens tend to be a little bright to my ears. I met a tweaker at a DIY Meet who claimed he had a friend he could hear a Solen and discern it from other caps in an audio circuit. I must agree I can hear a Solen most times, because of their brightness. but I am not 100% Golden Ears but I know the Solens' sound.

Because of the size you need the SCR is a good choice based on price. I strongly suggest Auricaps, but they can be pricey for such a large cap.. In my equipment there has been repeatable enhancement in every place I have used an Auricap. YMMV


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