F&T Filter Caps: Any opinions?

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  1. Nolatone Ampworks

    Nolatone Ampworks Silver Supporting Member

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    Hey folks,

    Anyone used F&T filter caps? They are touted to be excellent and they are space efficient.

    Anyone had experience with them vs Sprague Atoms, etc?

    Thanks,

    Paul
     
  2. teleamp

    teleamp Senior Member

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    Paul, I'm trying some out now, I'll be burnin' in some 22/500's in a 5E3 build next week.

    I've had good results with the cheapies tha tubesandmore sells. I've seen IC's in some expensive amps.
     
  3. Trout

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    I have FT caps in my Richter 5E3, she uses those as OEM in her amps. I have about 1 1/2 years on the amp right now with no issues at all. They seem just fine.

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    When I restored my lead 100 I used FT caps also. But I can not comment on durability yet as I only have about 50 hours on the amp snce the rebuild.
     
  4. SatelliteAmps

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    The F&T's are great caps. Most of the electrolytics currently made are all good quality stuff. I have never found an audible difference in a guitar amp between the different manufacturers for filter caps.
     
  5. Dexter.Sinister

    Dexter.Sinister Still breathing Gold Supporting Member

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    I like them. Small, work fine, easier to jam in than a Solen or something like that.

    DS
     

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