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Offline Kent Kassler

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Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« on: May 05, 2016, 10:01:10 PM »
I got hold of a Parasound Halo a51power amp.....5 individual 250watt amps on board and each amp has 4x8200uf 100volt caps......each and every one is kapoet....bulging and nasty.....I need 20 to revive her.....any ideas gents....will post specifics shortly.Thanks in advance.
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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2016, 10:03:40 PM »
35mm diameter and 65mm length.....this won't be easy or cheap I fear :sd:
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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2016, 11:41:07 PM »
Are they really working close to 100V, or are they just severely over-rated?
RS has 80V ones at a not-bad price.

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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2016, 10:04:47 AM »
I wish I knew sire....the amp is not even that old and they have bulged horrendously.....I will try and find out more....
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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2016, 11:08:47 AM »
Ask Francois, of this forum.
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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2016, 05:53:08 PM »
I've got a pile of caps but nothing that size or value unfortunately.


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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2016, 06:54:31 PM »
Panasonic caps from RS Components
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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2016, 08:19:54 PM »
Thanks gents.....time to save some money
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Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2016, 03:02:29 PM »
Mantech CT
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