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Old 4th February 2003, 01:58 AM   #1
JohnG is offline JohnG  United States
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Default Acrylic film capacitors

Has anyone tried the following acrylic film surface mount caps?

I found these at Newark, although Digikey has what looks like the same or very similar cap made by Panasonic:

You can get up to 1uF @ 16V in a 1210 package, and cost is reasonable. The datasheet claims "good" audio performance, so at least they were thinking about it.

Thanks for any info,

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Old 6th February 2003, 12:45 AM   #2
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I guess not...
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Old 6th February 2003, 01:49 AM   #3
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With a dissipation factor of 1.5%, I would guess these are slightly worse than polyester capacitors, which usually have DF specs like 1%.

[Polypropylene DF spec is usually about 0.1%]
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