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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. 

All capacitors have a voltage rating that should not be exceeded. Exceeding the voltage rating of a capacitor can cause it to fail. As the voltage rating increases, the dielectric must be thicker, making high-voltage capacitors larger per capacitance than those rated for lower voltages. 

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C-EM25-25-25Capacitor - F&T, 25V, 25/25µF, Electrolytic

Made in Germany. 1" diameter x 2" length. Founded in 1948 by Heinz Fischer and Alfred Tausche, F&T Capacitors has over 60 years of experience in producing some of the finest capacitors available today. F&T Caps are known for their great tone and reliability.


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C-EC4030X2-450Capacitor - CE Mfg., 450V, 40/40/30/30µF, Electrolytic
  • CE Manufacturing USA Made Multi Section Can Capacitor. Reproduced To Exact Mallory Specs Using Original Mallory Machinery.
  • 40/40/30/30 uF 450VDC. FP / Twist Lock Style. Solder Tabs.
  • -10%, +50% Tolerance, 85°C Temperature Rating.
  • 1 ⅜"D X 3"H

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S-H123Capacitor Clamp - 1" Diameter
Clamp for mounting electrolytic can capacitors in vertical position. Supplied with #6-32 screw and nut.
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C-EM8-8-450Capacitor - F&T, 450V, 8/8µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
Made in Germany. 1" diameter x 1.5" length. Used in Vox AC30
Founded in 1948 by Heinz Fischer and Alfred Tausche, F&T Capacitors has over 60 years of experience in producing some of the finest capacitors available today. F&T Caps are known for their great tone and reliability.
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C-V365Capacitor - 365pF, Variable, Single Section

Single section 365 pf variable capacitor



  • 1 3/16 long frame
  • ¼" dia. Shaft 9/16" long
  • Capacitance decreases with CW rotation.

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C-D-2000VCapacitor - 2000V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
Ceramic disc capacitors rated for up to 2kV, 10% tolerance.
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C-ET4700-16Capacitor - 16V, 4700µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic

4700 µF @ 16 VDC polarized electrolytic capacitor with axial leads. 5/8" diameter x 1-1/16" length.


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C-EC100-100-500Capacitor - CE Mfg., 500V, 100/100µF
  • CE Manufacturing USA Made Multi Section Can Capacitor. Reproduced To Exact Mallory Specs Using Original Mallory Machinery
  • 100/100uF - 500VDC Electrolytic
  • FP / Twist Lock Style. Solder Tabs
  • -10%, +50% Tolerance, 55°C Temperature Rating
  • 1 3/8"D X 4"H

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C-D-3000VCapacitor - 3000V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
± 10% tolerance.
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C-EC250-500Capacitor - JJ Electronics, 500V, 250µF, Electrolytic

JJ Electronic single-section electrolytic can capacitor, 250 µF -10%+30% @ 500 V, 1 3/8" diameter x 2 3/4" height (35 x 68 mm). Clamp mount, solder lug terminals. Excellent for music industry applications.



  • Rated Capacitance: 250 µF
  • Rated Voltage: 500 V
  • max. tanδ at 100Hz, 20° C: 0,25
  • Iac: 650 mA

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