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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2020, 01:25:21 PM »
I too use to use a lot of AmpOhm. In fact still have a few pairs in a drawer that I will likely never use now. I did like them a lot.
I have been using V-Cap since they were introduced. I like the combination of the OIMP with CUTF.
Right now my cap of choice is the Dynamicap. Smooth yet refined presentation.
In the end, there are so many good caps out there to choose from. It all comes down to what you want and how much you want to spend.  This does not mean you need to drop tons of money to get a quality capacitors. You just need the right one.

Ive been told that the VCaps can sound sterile (and needs 600hrs of burn in ha ha) I dont think I put in that many hours in a year


  Jim even more time. Teflon Vcaps that is. I put them in my Amps. A cool and sterile sound which I desired using NOS RCA output tubes. Using GE 211 tubes the V-Cap was right. My fav is Duelund CAST  copper for any tube type. Milfex, Jupiter are not Duelund sound. Close yet different. You can Poo poo break in but you will not the whole enchalada unless you do so, period.
Most will not spend for Duelund but those who do never go back.
 As Folsom stated check voltage of existing Cap before ordering

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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2020, 05:18:09 PM »
I don't think he was poo pooing breaking as much a dreading it.  :roll:
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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #17 on: February 27, 2020, 06:51:14 PM »
Exactly Tom! I realized that teflons need at least 400hrs but I hate having to go through a whole year to wait for great sound.
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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2020, 07:01:10 PM »
The idea of this Hagerman for power cords is very appealing
https://hagerman-audio-labs.myshopify.com/collections/break-in-devices/products/frycorder2-power-cord-burn-in-generator
Dave, Charles...anyone used one of these or a similar product?
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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2020, 10:03:55 AM »
 You could break the caps in before install. Hagerman or maybe a Folsom design. Or ??

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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2020, 12:51:24 PM »
You could break the caps in before install. Hagerman or maybe a Folsom design. Or ??

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Simply allegator clip them to some male and femail RCA jacks and plug them into the D player to your preamp, then burn, burn, burn.

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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2020, 07:44:41 PM »
The idea of this Hagerman for power cords is very appealing
https://hagerman-audio-labs.myshopify.com/collections/break-in-devices/products/frycorder2-power-cord-burn-in-generator
Dave, Charles...anyone used one of these or a similar product?
Nick
For 15 years I have used a CD player repeating an old Purist Audio break in disc into a low power amplifier with switchable resistive/inductive loads depending upon the ultimate use.  Even so, complete break-in has to be done in the final circuit.  Dielectrics are adaptive to use IME.

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Re: Share experiences with Cap Rolling
« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2020, 10:12:07 PM »
The idea of this Hagerman for power cords is very appealing
https://hagerman-audio-labs.myshopify.com/collections/break-in-devices/products/frycorder2-power-cord-burn-in-generator
Dave, Charles...anyone used one of these or a similar product?
Nick
For 15 years I have used a CD player repeating an old Purist Audio break in disc into a low power amplifier with switchable resistive/inductive loads depending upon the ultimate use.  Even so, complete break-in has to be done in the final circuit.  Dielectrics are adaptive to use IME.

Thanks for your input, Dave.
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