[sdiy] VCF caps in modern synths

Gordonjcp gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Mon Mar 29 09:53:41 CEST 2021


On Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 11:37:02PM +0200, cheater cheater wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 10:56 PM Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 07:46:39PM +0200, cheater cheater wrote:
> > > I've seen other articles talking about exactly the same thing. It's a
> > > well known issue with multilayer capacitors. Read the author's bio (at
> > > the end of the article). Do you think this IEEE Fellow's obviously
> > > meticulous research is just some crackpot fantasy?
> > >
> >
> > In short, yes.
> >
> > If the capacitance was changing by that much over the working voltage range of the capacitor then it would have a gross and drastic effect on any circuit you used multi-layer capacitors in.
> >
> > This is like the golden-eared audiophools who swear they can tell the difference between different brands of electrolytics in their amps - unless you do a proper double-blind.
> >
> > Unless I see it reproduced, I'm not buying it.
> 
> I've had a good laugh reading this. I think you should have a long
> hard think about what you're saying.

Perhaps you should, too.

Maybe you should also consider not believing everything you read on the Internet.

-- 
Gordonjcp



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