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    Default Cap Upgrade Ideas for VTL's

    So, when I got my amps the guy I bought them from stated they have upgraded MIT caps. However after looking at them not 100% sure they are as some are not marked so was thinking about recapping the amps at some point.

    I heard that some guys did paper and oil caps and was looking to get ideas.

    I don't want to add anything sluggish to the sound and still want it to remain open and clean. I like the sound of the amps but just want to ensure they will last awhile still.
    2 Channel-
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    Are you recapping the power supply of your amp?
    Make it simple...Make it better!

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    Send email to VH Audio @ Chris is great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thsmith View Post
    Send email to VH Audio @ Chris is great.
    Great suggestion

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    +1 on Mundorf. I use the Silver in oil in my DAC and they are fantastic! The silver and gold in oil I hear are even better, but have not personally heard them. The silver in oil are worth the price though, I will say that.
    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:

    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion."

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    Dueland Alexander copper foil in oil are supposed to be great capacitors.
    JAS Audio Bravo 2.3 SE Single ended Class A Tube Integrated Amplifier Svetlana 6C33-B triodes @ 18 wpc-Eastern Electric MiniMax DAC W-LME49990 op amps w Siemens 12AU7 -Black Cat Morpheus cables -Silverline Audio Sonata III

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