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Electrolytic values?

Discussion in 'Burnt Fingers DIY Effects' started by Mark the Moose, Apr 17, 2020.

  1. Mark the Moose

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    I’m working on a strip board build and I’ve run out of 22uf electrolytic caps. Think it will affect the sound if I sub out for 33uf?

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    Schematic? Most electrolyics are +/- 20% tolerence.
     
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    No schematic. But I was fairly certain that the electrolytics are mostly related to power and not part of the signal.
     
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    Looks like all source bypass caps but I'd get a second opinion. If anything there might be a touch more gain through those 33u caps and the frequency at which the gain or whatever rolls off, will shift slightly , and bigger caps would shift it a bit lower. in my limited and general experience and experimentation, at that size the gain doesn't always have a noticable different when the Caps are that large to begin with. You might be able to hear a.change though.
     
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    In shortyoure good to sub em
    Id bet and it shouldnt Make a huge difference between the two values In thosre positions especially otherwise.
     
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    Bung them in and see what happens. Perhaps slightly lower noise?
     
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