Originally Posted by dwagar
Doesn't really apply to our guitar discussion though.
I've seen some people with doubts about what the voltage and the polarity mean, so it's a nice illustration that kind of answers those doubts. I have a breadboard and some electrolytic capacitors that look exactly like that, so next time I have an assignment that requires mounting these kinds of components, I'll be weary to what might happen...busting a cap...
This might not exactly apply to a guitar harness, but to the gearheads that are interested in building their own amplifiers, I hope this serves as a heads up as to how a cap holds charge and how it can be deadly if not handled with proper care.
Myth #8 Does different voltage in caps of same capacitance and material mean different tone?
Originally Posted by jonesy
I do not like the 1000v caps like some of the huge Russian surplus ones because of their immense size and Tonal properties etc...
<- I'd still like to know what happens to the tone when the voltage limit of the cap increases!