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Old 13th December 2007, 09:07 PM   #1
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Default Help ! Audiolab 8000A PSU Caps

Dear all - I have just set about upgrading the standard Elna Caps in my PSU - they are 10000uf 50v. Does anyone here have experience of doing this? I should point out I know nothing about electronics but can solder !! Anyway ... I hunted round the net for a while before attempting this and determined that the Caps I needed were 10000uf 63v because of a couple of internal pics of the amp I found. My question is simple - If I fit 63v Caps in place of the 50v ones I have removed will I blow the whole thing up? OR does 63v in place of 50v give the Amp more guts? If anyone can help I'd be obliged.
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Old 13th December 2007, 09:29 PM   #2
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What you are doing, substituting caps with higher voltage limit, is fine. Double check polarity before soldering in the new caps, though. Otherwise...

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Old 14th December 2007, 06:38 AM   #3
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Replacing caps stated 50V to 63V won't give your amp more guts...... No need for making this replacement unless you know that the original caps has gone bad.....
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