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Old 24th April 2015, 07:44 AM   #1
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Default Recapping a Quad 303

Hi
Has anyone used these caps from Apex Jr to recap their Quad 303's filter caps?

http://apexjr.com/images/4700uFChemecon.JPG

If so, would you recommend them?

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Old 24th April 2015, 04:29 PM   #2
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Date code suggests they might be from 2004 or 2007, so I wouldn't recommend them. Get something more recent, 2013 at the earliest.
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Old 24th April 2015, 06:43 PM   #3
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The filter caps should be 100v since the rectified voltage is 94v.

80v caps would be in danger of failing.

The output caps can be 63v.

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These fit a treat;
B41456B9478M. - EPCOS - CAP, ALU ELEC, 4700UF, 100V, SCREW | Farnell element14
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This is what you'd pay in Brisbane, which seems fair price parity. You can see these are quality, long-life capacitors, not the 2,000 hour junk grade but they aren't stocked here and the price includes airfreight from UK. Local delivery should be free to a/c customers. If it fits "a treat", that saves a bit of sweat making adaptor collars too. All you need then is a dozen ring terminals to suit the 5mm screws.
B41456B9478M. - EPCOS - CAP, ALU ELEC, 4700UF, 100V, SCREW | element14 Australia
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