What Does This Thing Do? -- Filter Capacitors
There are a lot of enigmatic components within any guitar amp, many of which remain mysterious even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the first part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at the filter capacitors
Filter Cap Discharge Procedure
Before working on an amplifier, it’s imperative that you take any and all necessary safety precautions. One precaution that pops up in just about every amp tech scenario is the draining of the filter caps. Today, we’re going to cover this procedure in detail so next time you need to mod or repair an amp, you’ll be in good shape!
The Infamous Paper In Oil Tone Capacitor
As avid techs and DIYers, one of our biggest responsibilities is to preserve the relics on which we work, and to uphold their historical features. Today we briefly discuss the history of PIO caps, why they are important, and how Mojotone can help.
Guitar Tone Cap Taste Testing
So you’re thinking about replacing the capacitor in your guitar’s tone circuit. Join us as our friend Logan Tabor jumps into the abyss head first and works his way through a variety of tone caps to see if what the hoopla is all about and whether he can hear a difference.