ricardo wrote:NPO/CG0 caps are what I would use unless exact values were required (eg in EQ circuits) In the early 80's at Calrec, when we realised how good they are compared to small polystyrenes, we replaced every single small poly from a 72 channel broadcast desk. This was on the first M-series desk; IMHO, the last of the great analogue desks.
I rather liked the polystyrene dielectric, while the parts weren't very compatible with modern manufacturing processes. Was your preference for NPO/COG related to size and value accuracy, or something else? JR
only thing missing is the "hand carved by virgins from Unobtainium" label.
ricardo wrote:So more reliable, smaller, more accurate for the purpose, cheaper ... behave like capacitors should .... only thing missing is the "hand carved by virgins from Unobtainium" label.
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