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Old 13th May 2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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Default Cap or resistor

Does anyone know if the item attached in the picture is a cap or resistor. Thanks.
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Old 13th May 2012, 05:43 PM   #2
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It's a film cap from the 50's...
The stuff you don't know always humbles us.........
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Old 13th May 2012, 06:04 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by crispycircuit View Post
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
"A problem left to itself dries up or goes rotten. But fertilize a problem with a solution--you'll hatch out dozens." (N.F.Simpson)
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Old 14th May 2012, 11:21 AM   #4
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Cool. Many thanks for the info. That's a big help :-)
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