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Old 1st March 2006, 10:04 PM   #1
abcheng is offline abcheng  United States
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Can anyone confirm that these values are right?

Poly film caps with marks:

101M 100pF?

330K 36pF?

Also, I need to order .33uF poly film caps. What are the differences between Stack Metal Film caps and Poly B caps? It seems like they have the same spacing. Would it b e ok to use a Stack Metal Film caps instead of a Poly B cap?
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Old 2nd March 2006, 12:21 AM   #2
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Hi,
I'm guessing these are the caps I sent you. Sorry, I check this forum more frequent than I do my forum email.

1) Yes, 101 = 100pF, 360 = 36pF. Low value caps are marked like resistors. First 2 digits = value, 3rd digit = multiplier.

2) Any film cap that is of 0.33uF, 25V or higher will do. I'd say go for the cheapest film cap.
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Old 3rd March 2006, 06:32 AM   #3
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cool, thanks. Did you get the email I sent you yesterday ? .
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