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Capacitor upgrade question

Post by anthony2l »

I updated the 9 capacitors on my TF5810 4 years ago with a kit from Andy. Someone on Usenet is saying the 8/9 replacement policy is too few:
That is *so* last year's advice :)

It's up to at least 13 caps now, basically everything but the big
fat one across the rectified mains!

Seriously: If you only did 8 or 9, the rest will be getting tired
real soon :(
Is there a change or is the poster confused with the TF5800?
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Post by ccs »

All 13 are recommended to be replaced on the 5810, (18 on the 5800).
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Post by andyfras »

I can supply a supplementary kit of the remaining capacitors for either model. The previously changed ones will still be OK; I've never had to replace them twice.

I suspect that the remaining 4 in your 5810 are still OK, none are in critical positions; replacing them would only be for extra piece of mind.
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Post by anthony2l »

Thanks Andy - I'll just bear in mind if any funny behaviour crops up it might be one of the other capacitors which I would have ruled out otherwise.

However a list of their details might be handy just in case and there is any difficulty getting hold of you.

Seems as if after 2022 we might be in trouble with these devices anyway?
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Post by andyfras »

Topfield TF5810 13 Capacitor Replacement Kit

2 x 1500 μF @ 10V (C8 & C10)
1 x 1000 μF @ 16V (C11)
1 x 680 μF @ 25V (C14)
2 x 390 μF @ 25V (C13, C16)
3 x 330 μF @ 25V (C9, C15, C17)
3 x 33 μF @ 50V (C4, C18, C19)
1 x 1 μF @ 50V (C12)

Please note that 390 μF @ 25V is an uprated replacement for C13 & C16.

The following would be the ones that weren't changed in earlier kits and repairs.

1 x 330 μF @ 25V (C9)
2 x 33 μF @ 50V (C18, C19)
1 x 1 μF @ 50V (C12)
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Post by anthony2l »

Thanks for the list Andy. Saved to my Toppy folder.
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Re: Capacitor upgrade question

Post by MikB »

anthony2l wrote:Someone on Usenet is saying the 8/9 replacement policy is too few:
Someone says "Hello" :)
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Re: Capacitor upgrade question

Post by juwlz »

anthony2l wrote:Someone on Usenet is saying the 8/9 replacement policy is too few:
And so does AndyFras above: http://forum.toppy.org.uk/forum/viewtop ... 363#271363 (and has been for a long time).
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