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On this page I will have various topics on restoration and repair work, why some parts that are coveted by the audio world need to be exorcized! or maybe a better word is EXPOSED! Among other random ramblings from my daily mumbling under my breath.. Have fun, I do!

If you would like to know more about caps here are a few links I found on the web:

http://www.paintedpostcards.com/misc2/BlackBeauties.pdf

and if you really wish to go technical here is a good read:

http://sound.westhost.com/articles/capacitors.htm

Another infamous cap "Black Beauty"

Another infamous cap “Black Beauty”
Why does my amp sound bad, maybe even no sound at all or smoke!

Why does my amp sound bad, maybe even no sound at all or smoke!


This is a new (never used) “Black Beauty” I have dozens of them, they can command a high price on Ebay.. but look at the test results!


Here we have the pictured “Black Beauty” NOS under test. Look at the leakage in micro amps. 51.4 that is one hell of a leaker..I would never put that in any of my circuits..