Author Topic: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?  (Read 1226 times)

Offline Kent Kassler

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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Offline Kent Kassler

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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Offline Steerpike

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.

Offline Kent Kassler

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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Offline VALVAGLO

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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Offline ghostinthemachine

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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Offline Kent Kassler

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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Offline Jozua

Re: Capacitors....anybody able to help perhaps?
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2016, 03:02:29 PM »
Mantech CT
A real audiophile will eventually end up with the ARC Ref stuff..