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RE: Russian K40y9 input coupling caps - first impressiond

Sure looks like the 200v K40 .01's would likely fit. The idea that foil caps sound better than metallized is very likely not necessiarly true. Maybe the "best" foil would sound better than the "best" metallized but there are some pretty horifying sounding foil caps out there. As to overdoing a good thing I still think it very unlikely in the case of the K40's which you already like alot. Aluminum caps have a very good reputation for sounding very natural. If the caps leaned toward the clinical than maybe I'd worry? A lot cheaper than teflon caps also. Do consider upgrading the input resistors. As always, one has to listen for themselves. T456
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