[sdiy] Favourite electrolytic cap brand / model?

Barry Klein barryklein at cox.net
Wed Dec 22 19:24:30 CET 2021

For guitar/amp stuff anyway it was size and life expectancy.  Good question though - I don’t remember doing audio tests between the two - just very famous people thought the tantalum products sounded great.

> On Dec 22, 2021, at 8:38 AM, Ingo Debus via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:
>> Am 21.12.2021 um 21:29 schrieb Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>:
>> All electrolytics are equally good for audio.
> In audio gear from past century’s 70s and 80s often tantalums instead of aluminium electrolytics were used for audio coupling. I always wonder why? Were they just en vogue back then? Or was this because of their (back then) smaller size? Sure they were more expensive.
> Ingo
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