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Old 6th December 2012, 11:50 PM   #81
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These kinds of threads are often interesting as food for thought, into the diet of others. The practical audio reproduction value is dubious at best, whichever side one occupies.
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Old 7th December 2012, 12:05 AM   #82
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Old 7th December 2012, 01:13 AM   #83
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If one is going to "break in" capacitors out f the intended circuit, shouldn't one also apply a DC bias during said "break in"?

Otherwise you still have to break it in for DC effects.
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Old 7th December 2012, 02:13 AM   #84
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Maybe. Depends on the final placement of the cap.
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Old 7th December 2012, 11:54 AM   #86
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OK, have we invented a new irregular verb
Really elegant...

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Old 7th December 2012, 12:38 PM   #87
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What happens if you put the cap in "backwards"?

Let me pass you the opener for that can of worms.
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Then you hear the secret messages on your LPs.
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Old 7th December 2012, 12:49 PM   #89
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What happens if you put the cap in "backwards"?

Let me pass you the opener for that can of worms.
Well now there's a situation where the effects are clearly measureable.

Put a polarized cap in backwards and it will likely explode.

Put a film cap in "backwards" (outer foil in wrong direction) and you will get more noise passed on in the circuit.

Both are measureable, the first with your eyes and ears, and the second with a scope or spectrum analyzer.
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