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post #591 of 979
What are the specs on the 16 nichicon caps on the xtrememusic?

Also, does anybody have a single extra national opamp they could ship me? Thanks.
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Nichicon Gold 22uF 16V
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post #593 of 979
the original caps are 22uf 16v jamicons.

I used Nichicon FG Audio grade 22uf 25v caps. You might see better sonics with a bit more of a boutique part there, but then you have to deal with space concerns and will probably run into a 5-10x increase in parts.
The Nichicon FG's fit tight, but without any additional mods or having to be creative. Just be careful and make sure all the caps are straight and you'll be fine.
USLatin has his card decked out with these caps
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post #594 of 979
nah, if it's to tight to put infront, just solder some of tha caps on the back of the board.
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post #595 of 979
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Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
nah, if it's to tight to put infront, just solder some of tha caps on the back of the board.
ERS paper my friend.

Like I said there are likely better options, but then you have to be creative and you won't be able to do the full mod.
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ERS paper my friend.

Like I said there are likely better options, but then you have to be creative and you won't be able to do the full mod.
oh... i made my own faraday cage to put ers paper rather than applying it directly to my X-FI
so, no worries in that too mate
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post #597 of 979
You get these Op-Amps through Digi-Key for $5.38 a piece.

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/Dk...me=LM4562MA-ND

Capacitors also available. Shielding supplies (If you don't want to make your own). It looks like the ones that Creative used are are just general purpose Digi-key has them also.

If you don't want to replace the chips and caps (The caps I think are just used to clean the supply voltages to the chips). A good start would be the shield. Followed by the Chips.
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Originally Posted by AMD2600 View Post
You get these Op-Amps through Digi-Key for $5.38 a piece.

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/Dk...me=LM4562MA-ND

Capacitors also available. Shielding supplies (If you don't want to make your own). It looks like the ones that Creative used are are just general purpose Digi-key has them also.

If you don't want to replace the chips and caps (The caps I think are just used to clean the supply voltages to the chips). A good start would be the shield. Followed by the Chips.
you'll get the most improvement from the op-amps.

btw, anyone who wants op-amps and blackgates but doesn't want to pay extra for not meeting the minimum requirements send me a PM I've got a bunch.
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post #599 of 979
The OP wasn't talking about the supply voltages to the op-amps, he was talking about replacing the Capacitor to the supply voltage of the card itself. I'll keep you in mind Soloz2.
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So, I've got the Auzentech prelude finally, and I want to replace the power filter capacitor with my BlackGate. Which one am I looking at here?
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