[sdiy] "Zerolytics"

Gordonjcp gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Tue May 5 16:09:25 CEST 2020


On Tue, May 05, 2020 at 01:45:58PM +0000, DIY DSP via Synth-diy wrote:
> > Richard Devine is on record saying that he simply leaves all his modular synths turned on all the time. Perhaps...
> :) yeah but he probably enjoys it when sound becomes unpredictable!
> Don't electrolytics just lose capacitance and gain resistance with age/use?

Over a period of something like 50 years, yes, a tiny bit.  Stuff from the early 1970s might be at a point where you could measure a little bit of a difference between what's stamped on the can and what it is now.

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Gordonjcp



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