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Old 27th September 2021, 01:13 AM   #41
thoglette is offline thoglette  Australia
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Tantalum capacitor's sound
Some reading from my notes on the topic. Bits of it may '404 (I've checked some but not all)

Measured Differences Between Capacitors for Audio Applications
May 2011 Going the Extra Mile With Coupling Capacitors Article By Clive Meakins
Enoy the music Capacitor Musings

Bob Pease: What's all this soakage stuff
Shoot out

Humble Homemade Hifi cap test

Bateman,C. "Capacitor sound" Electronics World July 2002 p12-18, september p16-22, October, p12-, November -47, December, Jan 2003
OR Pro Audio Design Forum
"If the Cap fits" Jung, Walter., Curl, J.
1980: 'Picking Capacitors, Part 1', co-authored with Dick Marsh
1985: 'A Real-Time Signal Test for Capacitor Quality', authored by John Curl and Walt Jung,
was published in The Audio Amateur, in issue 4 of 1985

"Capacitor Sound" by Cyril Bateman, published in the Electronics World in July 2002 - January 2003,

Menno van der Veen & Hans van Maanen:
"Non-linear distortions in capacitors"
124-th AES Convention 2008, Amsterdam; paper 7500.

Capacitor Distortion Mechanisms CO-BW
Capacitor Distortion Reyndardson

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Old 27th September 2021, 02:59 AM   #42
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I have seen motherboards advertised with solid electrolyte capacitors.
Anybody tried those in audio use?
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Old 27th September 2021, 03:23 AM   #43
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The solid polymer, and hybrid polymer are great for digital circuits, not so much with analog.

Tantalum caps have a relatively flat impedance curve, if something like that is ever needed, then they could be handy.
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