The Jantzen Audio SilverGolds Z-cap range of metallised polypropylene are their top of the range capacitor. Produced to the highest quality with a 99% silver and 1% gold mix for the metallisation of the polypropylene film with 1mm pure silver leadouts they offer incredible resolution, a big sound stage with lots of dynamics. They give a lively natural feel and are very responsive.
The production process results in minimal inductance by interleaving the capacitor windings. The two windings are connected in series. So, for example, it takes two 2uF windings to make a 1uF capacitor of practically zero inductance.
Jantzen use a high tension machine to wind all their capacitors, thus producing very tightly wound capacitors. As a result they offer incredibly low inner vibration and keep micophony as low as possible. They have a tolerance of 2% and pure silver lead wire to secure the extreme high quality of these capacitors. The finish is a flame-retardant tape wrap, and the end of the caps is resin sealed to protect against humidity. Another key feature is, they do not need pre-aging, so no lengthy burn-in required.
The outer foil is on the left hand side where the screen print starts so this end should be connected to the lowest impedance path to ground.
All JANTZEN Z-CAPS are LEAD FREE and RoHS COMPLIANT.
- Silver/Gold Metalized polypropylene
- Metalization 99% silver, 1% gold
- 0.1uF to 0.33uF: AC Voltage 600V, DC Voltage 1200V
- 0.47uF to 2.7uF: AC Voltage 425V, DC Voltage 800V
- 3.3uF to 4.7uF: AC Voltage 100V, DC Voltage 250
- Film: polypropylene film metalized with silver and gold particles
- Tolerance: 2%
- Pure silver leadouts
- Loss angle tan = 0.00002 to 1K
- Loss angle tan = 0.00001 to 10K