[LAU] Audio interface for newbies ?

termtech termtech at rogers.com
Fri Aug 26 22:00:47 UTC 2016

On Friday, August 26, 2016 10:50:27 PM EDT Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:29:01 -0400, jonetsu at teksavvy.com wrote:
> >Looks more and more like replacing the caps on the 1010LT
> Is there any rational reason for replacing caps? What caps do you want
> to replace for what reason? It's true that electrolytic capacitors dry
> out and that the oxide coating gets reduces, if a device isn't used for
> a long time. If it's used regularly, they could dry out, too, but not
> that fast . Again, what makes you think that the issue is caused by
> dry out capacitors? Why isn't it happening all the times, if the
> capacitors are dried out? IMO there's no evidence that the capacitors
> could be the cause for the trouble. And again, capacitors on the sound
> card for what function? Replacing caps based on guessing, related on
> half-truths?
> Regards,
> Ralf

It was my suggestion ;-)
My later post advised against it, after some tests showed it
 likely isn't the caps at least on my card.


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