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.
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
Capacitor - Jupiter, Yellow Vintage Tone Capacitors, Polyester, Axial Lead
Jupiter Yellow Vintage Tone Capacitors Aluminum Foil Mylar 1960's Style Build. Modeled after the Yellow Astron and Blue Molded capacitors used in American amplifiers of the 50’s and 60’s. Made in the USA of US-made materials.
- Tone: Very Creamy Break-up.
- Construction: Polyester/Aluminum Foil/Tape Wrap
- Tolerance: +/-10%
- Operating temperature: -55C - 85C, derate 50% at 125C.
- Leads: 20awg Tinned Copper
- RoHS Compliant
- Application: Guitar Amplifier, Guitar Tone Control, Vintage Electronics
Starting at $6.50
Capacitor - Vishay Roederstein, 400V, MKT1813, Axial Lead
High quality axial capacitors rated at 400V. These MKT1813 capacitors are produced by Vishay Roederstein, formerly known as ERO. These capacitors are made with metalized polyester film and sealed in epoxy resin. Suggested applications include blocking, bypassing, filtering, timing, coupling and decoupling, interference suppression in low voltage applications. Features
- Plastic-wrapped, epoxy resin sealed, flame retardant encapsulation
- Non polar
- Tubular metalized polyester film construction
- ±10% tolerance
- Axial leads
- Operational life greater than 300,000 hours (40 °C/0.5 UR)
Starting at $1.00
Capacitor - 400V, 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 $1.25
Capacitor - 400V, Metal Film, ± 10%
± 10% tolerance. Non-inductive self healing windings. Polyester film axial lead capacitor. 400 Volts.
Starting at $0.60