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Re: I Need Help Translating Capacitor Labels!

5/16/2000 8:14 AM
Uncle Ned
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Re: I Need Help Translating Capacitor Labels!
>I have an old 2 channel Supro amp. Each channel  
>has a volume and tone control. The tone controls  
>each have sand-colored circular capacitors. They  
>are labeled ".0033". I would like to experiment  
>and replace them with orange sprague caps as I  
>have several laying around. My sprague caps are  
>marked ".047", "333J", "223J" and ".1uf".  
 
332J would be equivalent to .0033.  
 
The ones with funny numbers are numbered  
like resistor codes, in picofarads.  
333 is 33 + 3 zeros, or 33,000 pF, move the  
decimal point 6 places to the left,  
that makes .033.  
J is a tolerance code: 5%  
K is 10%.