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    Im not electronics tech but

    In my Candela next to the power supply filter caps there are some .1uf capacitors - are these Bypass caps?

    It is my understanding I would yield the best results replacing these caps?
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    With that value, they have to be bypass caps.
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    Would it benefit me to change these? Changing the filter caps themselves are a no go due to the values of the caps..

    Alex at Odyssey used WIMA for these caps.
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    Changing those caps will result in a slightly different flavor. Whether that is a benefit or not, I can't say.
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    Hmm interesting. Ok....

    I dont know if I would want to change them. Maybe I should stop while I am ahead haha

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    Well, one good thing about caps of that value, most of them are relatively cheap.
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    Small cap of value of .01uf to .1uf are used to reduce a high frequency noise which can be on ac line. This noise can be anything from phone extenders to X10 stuff. I not sure if changing them would make any difference at all, I don't think it would be worth the cost to change them.

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    Rolling PS bypass caps is a popular tweak: http://jimmyauw.com/?s=bypass
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    Quote Originally Posted by disneyjoe7 View Post
    Small cap of value of .01uf to .1uf are used to reduce a high frequency noise which can be on ac line. This noise can be anything from phone extenders to X10 stuff. I not sure if changing them would make any difference at all, I don't think it would be worth the cost to change them.
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    Hmm

    Im thinking about changing everything circled..

    There are two sand cast resistors - I was thinking about changing them out with Mills, good idea?

    The bottom caps are 1uf Sonicaps - thinking about Clarity Cap MR

    The caps beside the power supply caps are real small and I was thinking Clarity Cap ESA

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    The bottom caps would make the best improvement to the sound. The power suppy changes I'm not sure if you would make any difference at all.

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    Whatever you do, change one thing at a time, starting with the coupling caps.
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    Alright...

    I am going to do this -

    But, after all these power cords and my speakers are done. Binding post arrived earlier in the week - but couldnt make it to the post office till today, so should have both done by end of the weekend hopefully.
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