Cap Temp Ratings

From detritu–(at)– Sat Jan 16 11:37:30 CST 1999
From: detritu–(at)– Valve)
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.amps
Subject: Re: Source For Sprague Electrolytics
Date: 16 Jan 1999 06:02:22 GMT
X-NETCOM-Date: Sat Jan 16 12:02:22 AM CST 1999
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In <19990115140653.24230.0000105--(at)> klampz5–(at)–
(KLAMPZ51) writes:
>Does anyone have a source for 20uf500V 85 degree C Sprague Atoms?
I’ve found
>some rated at 65 degree C, but have been told that the wasn’t
sufficient in a
>Fender. Thanks Kevin

Lord Valve Speaketh:
You were told wrong. Those caps are inside a doghouse that’s
located away from the power tranny and the output tubes, and
they don’t get warm enough to worry about temp ratings. Use
the 65 degree parts and don’t worry about it.

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