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-ETR100-100 Capacitor - 100V, 100µF, Radial Lead, Electrolytic
Package of 5
High quality, radial leaded, aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated at 100VDC.
$1.05
C-ET-160 Capacitor - 160V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Starting at $0.55
C-ETRX-160 Capacitor - 160V, Radial Lead, Electrolytic
High quality, radial leaded, aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated at 160VDC.
Starting at $0.42
C-ET4700-16 Capacitor - 16V, 4700µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
4700 µF @ 16 VDC polarized electrolytic capacitor with axial leads. 5/8" diameter x 1-1/16" length.
$2.50
C-ET47-250 Capacitor - 250V, 47µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation.
Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Size .63" dia. x 1.25" length.
$2.95
C-ET25-25 Capacitor - 25V, 25µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation.
Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Measures .52" in length x .25" in diameter
$0.25
C-ETRX-25 Capacitor - 25V, Radial Lead, Electrolytic
Package of 5
High quality, radial leaded, aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated at 25VDC.
Starting at $0.15
C-ET-350 Capacitor - 350V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Starting at $0.98
C-ET47-35 Capacitor - 35V, 47µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation.
Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Size .63" dia. x 1" length.
$0.75
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-ET-450 Capacitor - 450V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. 
Starting at $1.10
C-ETRX-450 Capacitor - 450V, Radial Lead, Electrolytic
High quality, radial leaded, aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated at 450VDC.
Starting at $0.60
C-ET16-475 Capacitor - 475V, Axial Lead Electrolytic, Capacitance: 16 uF
  • 16µF, 475VDC
  • Rated for -25° C through +85° C
  • Tolerance ± 20%
  • Ripple current rated at 90mA rms at 120 Hz 105° C
  • Measures 26mm in length x 13mm in diameter.
$1.95
C-EC32-32-500CE Capacitor - 500V, 32/32µF, Electrolytic
This low ripple capacitor tests superior to any other capacitor of its value currently being made. Commonly used as filter capacitors in guitar amps. 32μF + 32μF @ 500VDC. 1-3/8" dia. x 2" tall. Requires clamp - S-H122. Replacement for LCR.
$7.50
C-EC50-50-500CE Capacitor - 500V, ~\frac{50}{50}~ μF, Electrolytic
This low ripple capacitor tests superior to any other capacitor of its value currently being made. Commonly used as filter capacitors in guitar amps. 50 μF + 50 μF @ 500 VDC. 1 3/8" diameter x 2 3/16" tall. Requires clamp - S-H122. Replacement for LCR.
$8.25
C-ET80-500 Capacitor - 500V, Axial Lead Electrolytic, 80µF
Axial electrolytic capacitor.
  • Capacitance: 80µF
  • Tolerance: ±20%
  • Temperature range: -40°C +85°C.
  • Voltage rating: 500VDC
$2.50
C-ET47-50 Capacitor - 50V, 47µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation.
Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Size .32" dia. x .63" length.
$0.25
C-ET-50 Capacitor - 50V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%. 
Starting at $0.25
C-ETRX-50 Capacitor - 50V, Radial Lead, Electrolytic
Package of 5
High quality, radial leaded, aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated at 50VDC.
$0.15
C-ET70-100 Capacitor - Axial Lead Electrolytic, 70µF, 100VDC
High quality low leakage axial lead electrolytic capacitor
  • 70uF/100V
  • Rated for 85° C operation
  • Tolerance: -20%, +50%
  • Measures 0.51" dia. x 0.84" length
$0.55
C-ER33-33-47 Capacitor - CE Mfg., 160V, 33/33/47 µF, Electrolytic
Electrolytic capacitor, three sections 33uf, 33uf, 47uf at 160VDC. Measures 1" (diameter) x 3.7" (length).
$8.95
C-ER33-47-160 Capacitor - CE Mfg., 160V, ~\frac{33}{47}~ µF, Electrolytic
CE Manufacturing multi-section electrolytic "Firecracker" style capacitor (modern polarized electrolytic caps in a tube for a vintage look). 33/47 µF ±20% @ 160 VDC. ⅞" diameter x 2-¾" length. Includes zip-tie and mount square. Great for antique radio restoration. Three wires (Blue, Red, Black):
  • Blue to Black = 33 µF
  • Red to Black = 47 µF
$8.95
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