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Offline Tuyen

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skinning electrolytic capacitors
« on: April 17, 2014, 03:03:15 PM »




"I also found stripped the caps' skin improved the openness of the sound"

"yes removing the plastic makes a difference. Plastic is static and because through a capacitor there is a dynamic AC current running, there will also be an electro magnetic field around it. This field will be influenced by plastic, and in turn this will influence rhe flow of current through the cap. So the difference you hear is very real!
That's also why I like my cinch cable more than any other cable with plastic cover............."

Offline stevenvalve

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Re: skinning electrolytic capacitors
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2014, 03:16:34 PM »
Well done tuyen. I have tried this, but i keep away from electrolytic's if possible, as you know sometimes they must be used. I hope god does not strike me down saying this. I even have 2 electrolytic caps in each my 250 Globe and PX4 amplifiers. They add a special flavour i can not replace. 4 pole Jensons, but they must be connected correctly and that is not as easy as it seems.

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Re: skinning electrolytic capacitors
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2014, 01:02:27 AM »
Very interesting, Tuyen.

Very cool too, thanks for posting  8)

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Re: skinning electrolytic capacitors
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2014, 11:23:02 PM »
Interesting Tuyen! Are you sure it wasn't the mind playing trick? LoL!

Offline Tuyen

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Re: skinning electrolytic capacitors
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2014, 09:12:48 AM »
lol welcome Chanh.

I should mention the quoted photos and text   is from Chanh and his experience tweaking his DDDAC.