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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    Again concerning replacing the power caps in the Gen II bass amp, the closest I've found to specs is the LLS1K103MELC: https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Nichicon/LLS1K103MELC?qs=%2Fha2pyFaduj5as6VGdYtrw2WIu%2FJwPVqjhC1BFZwFKxiVE0z%2FJOa%252BA%3D%3D. Priced at $8.13 ($65.04 for all 8) which...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    If I'm reading Nichicon's literature correctly, the LQ was replaced by the LS series and the cap at 1000uf, 80v, 35mm wide and 50mm tall is LLS1K103MELC at $8.13 each and in stock at mouser.com. Previous posts in this forum indicated a much higher price, about $20 a cap, so not sure what to...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    I agree but am having no luck finding the specific model/part number nor anyone who has stock.
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    The Gen II bass amp caps are smaller being 35mm x 50mm but rated at 10000uf at 80V. I've found some with those ratings and size but no one has stock. I would still like to get an exact model number as I don't want to be guessing here. And a supplier that has stock or will have soon.
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    I just received my Gen IIs and can only say they are heavy requiring at least two people to move them on a flat floor; I do not know the weight and have no way to weight them. I've moved Gen 200 towers up a flight of stairs with only one other person (two total) but would not recommend it. Have...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    I'll get the pictures; its very slight and more of a 'touch' difference. The top of three caps are very slightly raised and firm to the touch (three closest to the amp front); the others are flat and the top cover has some give. Maybe I'm reading this wrong but the warnings have been given on...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    I now have my Genesis II speakers though have not set them up yet. I've also inspected the power caps in the amplifier and several are questionable with slightly bubbled top meaning they all need to be replaced. I've tried locating a repair shop in the Raleigh NC area and had nothing but...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    I'm taking the plunge and am purchasing a set of Genesis II speakers. First up is to upgrade the power supply caps in the amplifier which I will undertake myself. I see a reference to them being 10K - 80v. Is this correct and if not, what is correct? And which brand offers the best quality...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    Hi Gary, Thanks for your response; its looking more likely that I'll be getting the IIs so will be looking for some pointers. Concerning upgrading the Caps in the amps, if these are the large main power supply caps then that is within my skillset to replace. If however this includes smaller...
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    Does anyone have some sonic advice/comparison of the IIs versus the G201s? Thanks. Also, how do the speakers compare in terms of needed long-term additional work and reliability?
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    Upgrading Genesis II's

    I'm looking to purchase my final pair of speakers and will be purchasing used. Under consideration are Genesis II and Genesis G201. There have been plenty of caveats in these forums about these speakers due to age. A friend has the Genesis IIs so I'm very familiar with and like music results of...

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