Capacitors

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  1. MisterRogers

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    Not to stray too far from capacitors, but if you're going to use an LPAD for your headphone out, be sure to use the best resistors you can afford.
     
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    Obviously the only option would be Audio Note's $50/each silver resistors. I would be interested in others' experience with boutique resistors, I usually top out at Dale available from Digikey and Mouser.

    I haven't meaningfully tried any new caps lately, though a listening comparison between whatever the top Mundorf is and a V-Cap had the Mundorf come out as preferred mainly for bass control. Those Mundorfs continue to come out as s appealing in their price bracket.
     
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    I recently had my hp amp modded and installed some mills non inductive resistors to replace stock. Nice improvement. I would try some AN but I need 1 ohm rating and not sure if they make them in that value. Any other up market ones that I should look for?
     
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    I like Mills resistors, nothing wrong with them. But I got some Path Audio ones on-sale for the tweeters. Will be interesting if there's any difference (fun but "expensive" experiment).
     
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    thanks @winders but I have not been able to find either in a 1 ohm and 2 to 5 watt rating.
     
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