Capacitor Values
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Capacitor Values

by kfj on Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:22 pm

Quick question. I'm currently soldering in the parts for the VCF and I've noticed that I don't seem to have any .018uf polyester capacitors. One is supposed to go in C18. I must have forgot to order them (self sourced build). I have some spare .010uf caps and I wondered if I could use one of those instead. Would it have a noticable effect on the sound? Thanks.
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Re: Capacitor Values

by MMM on Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:37 pm

kfj wrote:Quick question. I'm currently soldering in the parts for the VCF and I've noticed that I don't seem to have any .018uf polyester capacitors. One is supposed to go in C18. I must have forgot to order them (self sourced build). I have some spare .010uf caps and I wondered if I could use one of those instead. Would it have a noticable effect on the sound? Thanks.


Since C18 is part of the filter ladder it is likely that the effect would be noticeable.
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Re: Capacitor Values

by kfj on Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:14 pm

MMM wrote:
kfj wrote:Quick question. I'm currently soldering in the parts for the VCF and I've noticed that I don't seem to have any .018uf polyester capacitors. One is supposed to go in C18. I must have forgot to order them (self sourced build). I have some spare .010uf caps and I wondered if I could use one of those instead. Would it have a noticable effect on the sound? Thanks.


Since C18 is part of the filter ladder it is likely that the effect would be noticeable.


Ok, thanks.
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