[sdiy] Favourite electrolytic cap brand / model?

cheater cheater cheater00social at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 13:00:20 CET 2021

Thanks for the suggestions so far everyone. As Tom figured out I'm
looking for both polar and bipolar electrolytics, so feel free to
suggest both.

On Tue, Dec 21, 2021 at 11:29 AM Mike Bryant <mbryant at futurehorizons.com> wrote:
> As for brands, better to buy a known brand but no point in buying 'audio specials'.  They will still both sound and last the same time.

To make this clear, I'm not looking for "audio specials" or
"audiophile capacitors", I'm just looking for high quality
electrolytics that are good for audio. Not all of them have to be, eg
due to high Q.

Low ESR and high temp ratings mean nothing, many manufacturers will
outright fake them, so I'm looking for suggestions of capacitors where
people had a capacitor in circuit for say 20 years and it was good as
new after 20 years (of course not in a situation where it's being

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