[sdiy] Vactrols

Michael Zacherl sdiy-mz01 at blauwurf.info
Mon Jul 4 17:20:03 CEST 2016

On 1.Jul 2016, at 19:12 , Tim Ressel <timr at circuitabbey.com> wrote:

> Silonix, one of the few remaining makers of vactrols, is now called Luna Optoelectronics and is carried by Digikey. Their vactrols are way cheaper than the originals, although they are different beasts all together. Still, if one is hell-bent on a vactrol design you still have options.
> Now, I know Cool Audio still makes 5C3s. I did a side by side comparison between 10 'real' vactrols and 10 Cool Audio vactrols, looking at response times.

I’m not sure if I got you right, but sounds like Luna Opto’s parts are the better choice, regardless the specs?

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