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Newbie capacitor question

9/14/1999 3:03 AM
Paul
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Newbie capacitor question
Hello guys: I've been learning about amplifiers and feel  
 
I'm ready to start getting my hands dirty. I have a busted  
 
vibrochamp that smoked the electrolytic cap going to pin 8 of the 6v6 (cathode?). The old ones are obviously polarized,  
 
the + and- are a dead giveaway. The new ones have an arrow pointing in one direction. Are they polarized? Do they have to be Is the arrow pointing to + or -? I've tried every electronics book I have, They are no help at all.  
 
 
 
 
 
Thanks in advance  
 
 
 
Paul Frischmann  
 

 
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Bruce Look carefully at the cap and line ... -- 9/14/1999 3:14 AM