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|5/16/2000 8:14 AM|
|Uncle Ned||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%.