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Old 17th February 2014 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by Psychlist1972 ➡️
If it's touchy, try using a polyester cap instead of ceramic. It's not size that makes them behave differently, it's the nature of the cap and the tolerance of the cap. That's why you see WIMA caps and polystyrene caps in so many synthesizers and pre-amps.

well ahead of you man. The cap was picked very carefully. i tried probably 30 different values and polys as well. The Polys dont discharge fast enough, you get a leftover noise in the background from the snare between hits. it sounds like a kind of distant reverb, but in a bad , leaky kinda way.

you seem to know your electronics also too...its good to have you on this thread man!