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Le Clanché Signal Path Tin Foil Polypropylene Capacitors

Le Clanché Signal Path Tin Foil Polypropylene Capacitors

Presenting the SN Capacitor Series from SignalPath which combines special heat-flattened winding techniques with a polypropylene-tin foil construction to give exceptional audio performance in loudspeaker crossovers,  signal path and power supply bypass applications. Manufactured by the acclaimed Swiss capacitor manufacturer, Leclanche, the SN series offers incredible audio performance at an affordable price.

Instead of adopting the normal technique of winding on a spindle of 2mm diameter, the spindle size is increased to 4mm diameter. The result is a cleaner start at the beginning of the winding process. The films are better aligned, allowing for wrinkle-free winding from beginning to end. This results in improved, homogenous electrical characteristics of the capacitors. This is further improved by flattening the capacitors into an oval shape on a hot press. This gives better tan-d values that increase the life of the capacitor, and, of course, a lower physical profile, ideal for space-limited applications, and more resilient to applications where vibration is an issue.  

 

Characteristics:

  • capacitance: 0.1uF to 3.3uF
  • voltage: 250Vdc and 630Vdc
  • Tolerance: 1%, 2% and 5%
  • compact size
  • Tin foil, polypropylene

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