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[AMPS] Swan has Big Bang !!! ??????

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Subject: [AMPS] Swan has Big Bang !!! ??????
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Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2001 07:37:45 -0700
>Thanks to all who offered assistance.
>Started on it tonight.
>Found no shorted caps, but a couple are over the recommended leakage
>current. So I will replace all.
>I have another set that I was use in a different amp but they will fit, 
>so I'll try them if they test good. Can anyone provide leakage current 
>specs for SPRAGUE POWERLYTIC 36D7886 ???   Can't find on the Web ????
/\  As I recall, typical leakage is <1uA /uF at the rated WV.  It's also 
important to check the 4-digit mfg. code date.  The useful life of an 
85ºC aluminum electrolytic is roughly 20 years.   Every 10ºC rise in 
operating temp. reduces life expectancy by about half
cheers, Art

-  R. L. Measures, 805.386.3734,AG6K,  

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