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Capacitors

Capacitors are passive devices that are used in almost all electrical circuits for rectification, coupling and tuning. Also known as condensers, a capacitor is simply two electrical conductors separated by an insulating layer called a dielectric. The conductors are usually thin layers of aluminum foil, while the dielectric can be made up of many materials including paper, mylar, polypropylene, ceramic, mica, and even air. Electrolytic capacitors have a dielectric of aluminum oxide which is formed through the application of voltage after the capacitor is assembled.

Characteristics of different capacitors are determined by not only the material used for the conductors and dielectric, but also by the thickness and physical spacing of the components.

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C-ETRX-25Capacitor - 25V, Radial Lead, Electrolytic
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High quality, radial leaded, aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated at 25VDC.


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C-R-600Capacitor - 600V, 715P Series, Polypropylene

Rated for 85°C operation. Polypropylene film capacitor with radial leads. ± 5% tolerance.


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C-G-100Capacitor - Orange Drop, 100V, Polyester

Orange Drop 225P series Polyester film/foil capacitors, 100v, 10% tolerance. The 225P series capacitors in 100v rating are ideal for work in guitar wiring where a smaller footprint is needed to fit in the tight spaces often found in instrument control cavities. With over 35 years of proven dependability in the guitar and amp world you can count on Orange Drop caps to get you the tone you’re looking for. Features:



  • Non- inductively wound polyester film/foil construction
  • Radial lead
  • 10% tolerance
  • 100v voltage rating
  • Rated for 85°C operation
  • Tinned copper-clad steel leads

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C-ET-450Capacitor - 450V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. 
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C-ZBD-500Capacitor - SoZo, 500V, NexGen Blue Molded Vintage

The BlueMolded line of polyester film capacitors are retrofits for Astron or Blue Molded caps used in vintage tweed, brown, and blackface Fenders®. These capacitors amazingly capture vintage Fender® tones of the Blackface era, and the famous 1959 tweed 5F6-A Bassman era which is so musical and good, Marshall™ modeled their amps after them! After years of painstaking research and development, in 2003 SoZo Amplification began manufacturing the SoZo Mustard Cap™ capacitors, which quickly caught on among discriminating musicians and amp designers.


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C-ECX-XFTCapacitor - F&T, Multi-Section, Electrolytic

Made in Germany. 1-⅜" x 2". Clamp required. Similar to LCR.


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S-H122Capacitor Clamp - 1.375" Diameter
For mounting multi-section can capacitors in your vintage amp.
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C-MCapacitor - Mallory, 630V, 150s, Axial Lead
  • Tubular metalized polyester film construction
  • ±10% tolerance
  • Axial leads
  • Non-Inductive, Self Healing


Please Note: Color of capacitor may vary from one production run to another.


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C-ET-160Capacitor - 160V, Axial Lead Electrolytic

High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%.


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C-ET-50Capacitor - 50V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%. 
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