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 $0.60
C-R-600 Capacitor - 600V, 715P Series, Polypropylene
Rated for 85°C operation. Polypropylene film capacitor with radial leads. ± 5% tolerance.
Starting at $1.12
C-R82-X Capacitor - Kemet, R82 Series, Polyester, 5mm Spacing
High quality R82 Series box film capacitors from Kemet. These polyester film capacitors have 5mm lead spacing, a minimum voltage rating of 63VDC, and a tolerance of ±10% or better. The small size, high specifications, and radial mounting makes them an excellent choice for PCB builds of pedals, synthesizer, and other audio equipment. The R82 Series is constructed of metallized polyester film with radial leads of tinned wire. Radial leads are electrically welded to the contact metal layer on the ends of the capacitor winding. The capacitor is encapsulated with thermosetting resin in a box of material meeting the UL 94V–0 requirements.
  • Voltage rating: 63 VDC Minimum
  • Lead Spacing: 5 mm
  • Capacitance tolerance: ±10% or better
  • Operating temperature range of -55˚C to +105˚C
  • RoHS compliance and lead-free terminations
  • Self-healing
Starting at $0.25
C-P-600V Capacitor - 600V, 716P Series, Polypropylene
High performance version of the popular 715P series. They are made from polypropylene film and foil with pure copper leads, making them ideal for high pulse current applications. Rated for 85 degrees celsius operation ± 5% tolerance. Straight radial leads, minimum 1.25" length.
Starting at $0.95
C-G-100 Capacitor - 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
Starting at $2.15
C-T-400V Capacitor - 400V, Metal Film, ± 10%
± 10% tolerance. Non-inductive self healing windings. Polyester film axial lead capacitor. 400 Volts.
Starting at $0.60
C-368-X-400 Capacitor - Vishay BC, 400V, MKT368, Radial Lead
High quality radial capacitors rated at 400V. These MKT368 capacitors are produced by Vishay BC and formerly by Philips. These capacitors are made with metalized polyester film and sealed in epoxy lacquer. Their style and make is similar to the tropical fish capacitors of the 1960s and 70s. Suggested applications include blocking, bypassing, filtering, coupling and energy reservoir applications. Features
  • Polyester film dielectric
  • Vacuum deposited aluminum electrodes
  • Wound mono construction
  • Flame retardant epoxy material (UL-class 94 V-0)
  • Tinned wire radial leads
  • Performance Grade 1 (long life)
  • ±10% tolerance
  • Rated 400VDC

    Voltage Rating SKU 100V C-368-X-100 250V C-368-X-250 400V C-368-X-400
    Starting at $0.45
    C-MODX-50 Capacitor - Mod® Electronics, 50V, Oil Filled, Axial Lead
    Mod® Electronics Oil Caps are high quality, hand-crafted capacitors that are the perfect choice for guitars, amplifiers, and all audio equipment. Each capacitor is impregnated with mineral oil for a void-free winding providing highly stable capacitance. The capacitor is hermetically sealed in an aluminum casing to ensure a long life. The detailed construction results in a precise capacitance with a tolerance of ±10%. Mod® Oil Caps also feature a red stripe to designate the outside foil. The 50V series are in smaller packages that are perfect for guitars, effects and more.
    • Casing: Hermetically sealed aluminum
    • Dielectric: Mineral oil
    • Lead Diameter: 20AWG
    • Termination Style: Axial
    • Tolerance: ±10%
    • Values: .001 μF - .047 μF
    • Voltage Rating: 50V
    Starting at $5.50
    C-JP-BBX-400 Capacitor - Jupiter, Bumblebee, Paper in Oil, 400V, Axial Lead
    Jupiter Condenser 400V Bumblebee capacitors made with aluminum foil paper-in-oil. As one of the earliest construction types, featuring a pure paper/oil construction complete with a true hermetic seal. The tone you crave and love, in the most accurate reproduction. Made in the USA of US-made materials. Construction is accurate to the original materials used in the Bumblebee Capacitors, featuring a true hermetic seal, Aluminum Foil, Paper-in-Mineral Oil with tinned copper leads. Hand painted to reproduce the look and feel of the original Bumblebees.
    • Voltage: 400VDC
    • Dielectric: Paper in Mineral Oil
    • Tolerance: +/- 10% Operating
    • Temperature: 85°C
    • Leads: 20awg Tinned OFC Copper
    • RoHS Compliant
    • Made in USA
    $26.99
    C-PH-RMST-D015 Capacitor - Philips, KT-347, 400V, .015uF, Polyester Film
    New old stock radial capacitors from Philips with 10mm lead spacing. The KT-347 series capacitors feature the same lacquer coating as the Mullard / Philips mustard caps found in classic Marshall amps and many vintage pedals. These NOS caps feature a low-inductive wound cell of metal foil and a polyethylene terephthalate film.
    $2.25
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