I've only used them in crossovers. I find them pleasantly natural and quite musical. However, I couldn't say how they would sound for your desired application.
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A couple of inmates over at audioasylum find them full and transparent, not particularly warm, however. My first choice now becomes the Cardas Golden Ratio, the Jupiter beeswax a second choice. Any opinions on these?
I have the Cardas caps in my Art Audio Carissa Sig. amp, I love them in there. Some claim the Cardas caps are closed in on top, I find they allow the voicing of other components to come through unimpeded. You definitely wouldn't call them closed in with the present Mundorf Silver/Oils in my DAC!
I will first try some Auricaps I have on hand. One last chance for the Mundorfs this weekend, will have well over 300 hours on them.
Mark, I've decided not to go with the Obbligatos, likely not enough warmth for this application. If the Mundorfs don't work out I'll try the Auricaps, perhaps Cardas Golden Ratio, or Jupiter Beeswax.
The Mundorfs really aren't that far off, just need a bit more warmth, I'm trying different isolation techniques, this weekend should tell more. I really want the Mundorfs to work as the increased resolution is really nice. I also suspect the Mundorfs would be perfect in a tube DAC, wish I still had my Audio Aero Prima DAC (same as in Capitole) or Audio Logic 24mxl to try them in.
Let us know how the Russian caps work out.