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.

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.
C-T-630V Capacitor - 630V, Metal Film, Tubular
± 10% tolerance. Non-inductive self healing windings. Polyester film axial lead capacitor. 630 Volts.
Starting at $0.44
C-ZYD-500 Capacitor - SoZo, 500V, NexGen Yellow Mustard Vintage
SoZo's Yellow Mustard line of polyester film tube amp capacitors have been thoroughly tested by LA’s best tube amp builders. They are handmade to exact vintage specs, and beat everything available, even in high gain situations.
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. Now, hundreds of thousands of capacitors later, SoZo has engineered capacitor product lines optimized for different products, including amps by Marshall™, Fender®, Vox®, HiWatt, and others, as well as professional sound gear from Neve, API, Neumann, Universal Audio, Urei, and virtually any quality gear from the 1950s on.
These caps are successful recreations of the originals and are superbly built and excellent-sounding caps. When one considers the audio signal passes through as many as ten capacitors before exiting the amplifier, you can see how these components play an extremely large role in the tone of the amplifier.
Starting at $3.95
C-U-630V Capacitor - 630V, Polypropylene, axial leads
± 10% tolerance. Rated to 105°C. Non-inductive, axial lead capacitor with self healing windings. Polypropylene film capacitor. Made by Illinois Capacitor. Capacitance SKU Original Part Number Dimensions .001 µF C-UD001-630 102K630V 0.25" x 0.58" .0022 µF C-UD0022-630 222K630V 0.25" x 0.58" .0033 µF C-UD0033-630 332K630V 0.25" x 0.58" .01 µF C-UD01-630 103K630V 0.26" x 0.58" .022 µF C-UD022-630 223K630V 0.34" x 0.58" .047 µF C-UD047-630 473K630V 0.36" x 0.81" .1 µF C-UD1-630 104K630V 0.42" x 1.15" .22 µF C-UD22-630 224K630V 0.50" x 1.34" .47 µF C-UD47-630 474K630V 0.71" x 1.34"
Starting at $0.75
C-M Capacitor - 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.
Starting at $0.81
C-ZBD-500 Capacitor - 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.
Starting at $4.95
C-FS-630 Capacitor - Solen, 630V, Metalized Polypropylene, "Fast"
Made of the highest quality aluminum metalized polypropylene film available. Made in France. This superior concept significantly improved the electrical and mechanical characteristics of the film capacitor. They deliver a high level of performance that has never before been achieved.
Starting at $2.05
C-T-400V Capacitor - 400V, Metal Film, ± 10%
± 10% tolerance. Non-inductive self healing windings. Polyester film axial lead capacitor. 400 Volts.
Starting at $0.40
C-MKP Capacitor - Audiophiler, 400V, MKP Metallized Polypropylene
MKP 'Audiophiler' Metallized Polypropylene film audio capacitor, 400v. Rated at 85 degrees.
Starting at $1.24
C-FT-250 Capacitor - Solen, 250V, "Fast", Metalized Polypropylene
Made of the highest quality aluminum metalized polypropylene film available. Made in France. This superior concept significantly improved the electrical and mechanical characteristics of the film capacitor. They deliver a high level of performance that has never before been achieved.
Starting at $2.80
C-ZYD68-200 Capacitor - SoZo, 200V, .68 µF, NexGen Yellow Mustard Vintage
SoZo's Yellow Mustard line of polyester film tube amp capacitors have been thoroughly tested by LA’s best tube amp builders. They are handmade to exact vintage specs, and beat everything available, even in high gain situations.
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. Now, hundreds of thousands of capacitors later, SoZo has engineered capacitor product lines optimized for different products, including amps by Marshall™, Fender®, Vox®, HiWatt, and others, as well as professional sound gear from Neve, API, Neumann, Universal Audio, Urei, and virtually any quality gear from the 1950s on.
These caps are successful recreations of the originals and are superbly built and excellent-sounding caps. When one considers the audio signal passes through as many as ten capacitors before exiting the amplifier, you can see how these components play an extremely large role in the tone of the amplifier.
$8.95
C-FS-1000 Capacitor - Solen, 1000V, "Fast", Metalized Polypropylene
Made of the highest quality aluminum metalized polypropylene film available.Made in France.
Starting at $3.95
C-UD0033-400 Capacitor - 400V, Polypropylene, Axial Leads, .0033 uF
General purpose polypropylene film capacitor.
  • Dissipation Factor: 0.001 Max at 1000 Hz and 25°C , 0.004 Max at 10 kHz and 25°C
  • Temperature Coefficient: -200 PPM/°C: -100 PPM/°C, 100 PPM/°C
  • ESR: 53.588 Ohms at 1 kHz and 20°C
  • Self Inductance: 1 Nanohenries maximum per mm of body length and lead length
  • dvdt: 15 V/µs
  • Tolerance: -10 % , +10 %
  • Temperature Range: -55°C to +105°C
    • Above 85°C the rated (DC/AC) voltage must be derated at per 1.25%°C
  • WVDC: 400 Volts DC
  • VAC: 220 Volts AC
  • Terminal to Terminal Dielectric strength: 1.6 times the rated DC voltage when applied between the terminals for 2 seconds
  • Terminal to case Dielectric strength: 2 VAC when applied between the terminals and case for 2~5 seconds
  • Insulation Resistance (Terminal to Terminal): 30000 MINIMUM after 100 Volts DC is applied for 60 seconds at 20°C
  • Insulation resistance (Termi
$0.69
C-FWDX-150 Capacitor - Fender, 150V, Wax Paper
Fender offers a wide selection of Pure Vintage electronics to players looking to restore or upgrade their guitar or amplifier with classic Fender in mind. From potentiometers to select capacitors, tube sockets and more, these electronics are created to closely replicate original-era Fender parts and have been used on a number of Fender reissue instruments and amplifiers, including our American Vintage series of guitars and basses.
Starting at $12.95
C-OCD1-1500 Capacitor - 1500V, .1µF, Oil
Non-inductive polyester and oil caps, these film capacitors use oil-soaked polyester as di-electric material and are smooth and natural in sound.
$5.95
C-FVDX-150 Capacitor - Fender, 150V, Vintage '50s, Mylar & Tin
Fender offers a wide selection of Pure Vintage electronics to players looking to restore or upgrade their guitar or amplifier with classic Fender in mind. From potentiometers to select capacitors, tube sockets and more, these electronics are created to closely replicate original-era Fender parts and have been used on a number of Fender reissue instruments and amplifiers, including the American Vintage series of guitars and basses.
$12.95
C-AU1-400 Capacitor - Auricap, 400V, Film, 1uF
Sonically transparent high resolution film capacitor.
$24.95
C-MCS-100 Capacitor - MusiCap, 100V, Film & Foil Polypropylene
Critical loudspeaker crossovers deserve to have a transparent product specific to the application. Speaker MusiCaps, with their thicker leads, are a revelation in well-designed crossover networks. While a fully MusiCap-ed crossover is supreme, just installing MusiCaps in the tweeter circuit will reveal much additional detail and nuance. Many prominent high-end loudspeaker manufacturers have been using MusiCaps in their top models for years.
Starting at $21.65
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