I just bought a Sprague Vitamin Q capacitor on eBay. The online photo showed "Sprague" Vitamin Q on the capacitor. The listing title said "Sprague" Vitamin Q. But, what I actually received doesn't say Sprague anywhere on it. It says "CSC" Vitamin Q. I did a little research and found out that "CSC" stands for Commonwealth Sprague Capacitor. I think this might be a name change that occurred after Sprague was bought by another company. In most instances, when a company gets bought out, quality goes out the window in order to make the company more profitable. For example a Fender Twin Reverb amplier that was made before CBS bought them out in 1965, back when the company was called Fender Electric Instruments, is going to sound a lot different after CBS bought them out and changed their name to Fender Musical Instruments.
Does anyone know if a Sprague Vitamin Q sounds/is the exact same thing as a CSC Vitamin Q? I'm doing an upgrade on a very expensive Gretch White Falcon, and I really wanted to put the real deal in there. Maybe CSC IS the real deal? I just don't know.
Thanks for your input!
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Topic - Sprague vs CSC Vitamin Q's - DannyV 14:26:57 04/05/17 (10)
- RE: Sprague vs CSC Vitamin Q's - Michael Samra 23:26:52 04/05/17 (3)
- RE: Sprague vs CSC Vitamin Q's - lovetube 19:21:33 04/06/17 (0)
- RE: Sprague vs CSC Vitamin Q's - DannyV 00:37:33 04/06/17 (1)
- RE: Sprague vs CSC Vitamin Q's - Michael Samra 03:53:35 04/06/17 (0)
- RE: Sprague vs CSC Vitamin Q's - Frihed89 23:14:06 04/05/17 (5)