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Old 26th July 2004, 02:49 PM   #1
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Question Capacitors at Aleph 3

I want to hear about importance of the capacitors in Aleph 3. How does their quality affects the sound?

In my opinion those 8 which are rated at 22mF and affects only the power supply aren't very important (I mean their quality aren't very important). Am I right?

What capacitor for what place should be used?
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Old 27th July 2004, 03:29 AM   #2
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It's all relative. Do you need to use Blackgate Capacitors at a gazillion dollars each? It depends what you are looking for. My opinion is that you use what you can afford. If you can't afford $100 Blackgate capacitors and use less expensive Nichicons, Panasonics, Spragues etc. I think the audio Gods will understand. I know I can't afford the absolute best parts money can buy and I make compromises all the time, but I try to make intelligent decisions and to date my wallet and I are happy with the compromises I have made. This is my opinion only but I am sure others will differ.
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