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August 2017

Oil Filled Caps

I’m trying to bring an old tube transmitter back to life. The power supply uses oil filled capacitors, which don't seem to have handy replacements. Assuming that I can change the oil to reduce the leakage current, what kind of oil is used?

Will motor oil work, for example?

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William Helm
Eugene, OR

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