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-V100P Capacitor - 100pF, Variable, Single Section
This capacitor is used as a tuning capacitor in a variety of RF test equipment and ham radio gear. It's combination of low price, high maximum voltages, fairly large capacitances, and low-leakage L-4 grade ceramic have made it a popular configuration. Single section 100pf, screwdriver or knob adjustable, full rotation.
$18.95
C-D-100V Capacitor - 100V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
± 10% tolerance.
Starting at $0.20
C-D-2000V Capacitor - 2000V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
Ceramic disc capacitors rated for up to 2kV, ± 10% tolerance.
Starting at $0.30
C-D-3000V Capacitor - 3000V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
Ceramic disc capacitors rated for up to 3kV, ± 10% tolerance.
Starting at $0.40
C-V365 Capacitor - 365pF, Variable, Single Section
Single section 365 pf variable capacitor. A compact, rugged, economical unit used in wide variety of low-voltage applications. This capacitor's almost cubical shape makes more efficient use of space and delivers a remarkable amount of capacitance for its volume.
$15.25
C-V365-X3 Capacitor - 3x365pF, Variable, 3 Section
Three section, 365pF each. 3 1/4 long frame 1/4" x 1" shaft. This capacitor is the largest condenser currently in production and can deliver a total capacitance of almost 1100 pF. Each section can be divided, creating a 6-section capacitor.
$39.95
C-CX-500 Capacitor - 500V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
Radial ceramic capacitor.
  • Voltage rating: 500VDC
  • Tolerance: ± 10%
$0.25
C-D680-50 Capacitor - 50V, 680pF, Ceramic Disc
Ceramic disc capacitor, 680 pF (.00068µF) rated for up to 50 V.
Non linear temperature coefficient of capacitance
$0.55
C-D-6000V Capacitor - 6000V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
Ceramic disc capacitors rated for up to 6kV, 10% tolerance.
Starting at $0.55
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