>Also check the temperature rating for the caps. The temp
>rating can give you some insight into their reliability. I'd
>never drop back to a lower temp rating for an electrolytic
>in a power amp. ............
Amen, John. 105 deg. C electrolytic caps are the ones that last.
However, it usually takes more of them since they typically have a 400v
max. rating vs. 450v. . . It is my opinion that the least stressful
way to mount electrolytics is with silicone rubber adhesive/sealant.
It's best to leave an air gap between adjacent units. If a capacitor ever
needs to be replaced, it can be removed with a fish fillet knife.
R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K
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