It's been ages since I had to do some full on recapping, but I find myself repairing the same Samsung 50" TV that has 4 dead caps again 4-5 years later. So I always got my caps from Badcaps.net, but noticed that the owner is finally shutting down selling them, as a result he isn't buying any new caps for inventory.
I'm used to Rubi, Samxon and some Nichion low ESR caps, but was curious what the feeling is on some of these crazy cheap kits that are undoubtedly Chinese upstarts. Granted, there are a lot of Chinese products that are damn good now, and Chinese products aren't what they were back in 2002 when Badcaps started up due to the poor quality.
Anyone have some insight into these kits that come with several hundred caps for 20-30? I'm no where near as "afraid" of Chinese products as I once was. Hell, I'm using a One plus 3t and I just bought a Firman generator yesterday over a Honda that cost 4 times as much.
I only need 4 capacitors so nothing serious and I'd prefer not to spend $4-5 a cap like some suggest with the Panasonic caps.
Are caps at this same point? Where people hold onto archaic beliefs that only Japanese capactiors are worth using?
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