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xecluded 13th May 2012 06:30 PM

Cap or resistor
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Does anyone know if the item attached in the picture is a cap or resistor. Thanks.

crispycircuit 13th May 2012 06:43 PM

It's a film cap from the 50's...

devilsindetails 13th May 2012 07:04 PM


Originally Posted by crispycircuit (
It's a film cap from the 50's...

Yup...A bumblebee cap it is....for more info on these and how to determine values based on the colour codes see here:

Edwin Wilson's Bumblebee Capacitors

xecluded 14th May 2012 12:21 PM

Cool. Many thanks for the info. That's a big help :-)

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