Cap Temp Ratings
From detritu–(at)–x.netcom.com Sat Jan 16 11:37:30 CST 1999
From: detritu–(at)–x.netcom.com(Lord Valve)
Subject: Re: Source For Sprague Electrolytics
Date: 16 Jan 1999 06:02:22 GMT
X-NETCOM-Date: Sat Jan 16 12:02:22 AM CST 1999
Xref: geraldo.cc.utexas.edu alt.guitar.amps:153094
In <19990115140653.24230.0000105--(at)--g-cf1.aol.com> klampz5–(at)–ol.com
>Does anyone have a source for 20uf500V 85 degree C Sprague Atoms?
>some rated at 65 degree C, but have been told that the wasn’t
sufficient in a
>Fender. Thanks Kevin
Lord Valve Speaketh:
You were told wrong. Those caps are inside a doghouse that’s
located away from the power tranny and the output tubes, and
they don’t get warm enough to worry about temp ratings. Use
the 65 degree parts and don’t worry about it.
Visit my website: http://www.freeyellow.com/members2/lord-valve/
Good tube FAQ for newbies. Click the e-mail link and join my
SPAM LIST; just put “SPAM ME” in the header and I’ll sign you
up. (If you only want a set of e-mail catalogs, put “CATS ONLY”
in the header.) I specialize in top quality HAND-SELECTED NOS and
current-production vacuum tubes for guitar and bass amps. Good
prices, fast service. TONS of gear and parts in stock…let’s DEAL!
NOW ACCEPTING VISA AND MASTERCARD!
“Ninety percent of everything is CRAP.” – Sturgeon’s Law