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Old 14th October 2005, 11:12 PM   #1
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Default murata caps in mesa boogie footswitch

hi, I need help finding the value of this murata capacitor. it is labeled XL3 102Z and on the other side K5U 9737 (may be 973Z ). I have found the data sheets for some of their other caps, but not this one. I am miniturizing a Mesa Boogie Bigfoot A footswitch for my friend, and there are two of these guys on there. Of course I can't find a schematic to this pedal. Could I check the capacitance using a meter without removing the cap from the board? The other caps from murata that are on the board are 10000pf, all little tiny yellow ones.
Does anyone have a clue? I think this is a discontinued cap. I emailed murata and they have no idea. Thanks for your help!
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Old 15th October 2005, 12:54 AM   #2
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> Could I check the capacitance using a meter without removing the cap from the board?

No. You have to pull at least one lead from the circuit.

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Old 16th October 2005, 08:25 AM   #3
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1000pF, i'd guess (from the 102)
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