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.

Peavey

Hartley Peavey founded Peavey Electronics, one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of musical and professional audio equipment, in 1965, having built his first amplifier in 1957.

Fender

Fender® - Founded in Fullerton California by Leo Fender, Fender Musical Instruments Corp is the world's foremost manufacturer of guitars, basses, amplifiers and related equipment dating back to the 1940's.

Musicap

MusiCaps aim to offer an improvement in clarity, focus, and dynamics when used in audio applications.

Sozo

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 1950’s on.

Illinois

Illinois Capacitor is a manufacturer of aluminum electrolytic, aluminum polymer, metalized film and power film capacitors for electronics.
C-ETX-50-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 50V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%. Axial leads. Rated for 50V max.
Starting at $0.33
C-ETX-100-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 100V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
Illinois Capacitor Inc. high quality low leakage axial lead electrolytic capacitor
Starting at $0.34
C-ET100-25-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 25V, 100µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
Rated for 85 degree operation. Tolerance ±20%
$0.55
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-ETX-350-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 350V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
High quality low leakage tubular electrolytic capacitor. Rated for 85° C operation. Tolerance -20%, +50%.
Starting at $1.65
C-ETX-500-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 500V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
Illinois Capacitor Inc. high quality low leakage axial lead electrolytic capacitor
Starting at $3.95
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-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-ETX-450-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 450V, Axial Lead Electrolytic
Rated for 85 degree operation.
Starting at $5.80
C-ET220-300-IL Capacitor - Illinois, 300V, 220µF, Axial Lead Electrolytic
Rated for 85 degree operation. Tolerance ±20%. Measures 1.03" diameter X 1.97" height
$6.95
C-PV4700-55-A Capacitor - Peavey, 55V, 4700µF, Axial Lead
Peavey 4700 µF @ 55V polarized electrolytic capacitor with axial leads. 7/8" diameter x 2" length.
$6.95
C-ZMX-1000 Capacitor - SoZo, Silver Mica, 1000V
The new SoZo fully custom silver mica capacitor is a distinct-design capacitor which is manufactured to fully exhibit the electrical characteristics of yesteryear and has custom materials. The overall goal was to manipulate the electrical characteristics to eliminate excess energy and ringing in the out-of-band audio frequencies.
Starting at $8.50
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-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.
Starting at $12.95
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-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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