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How to Read Ceramic Capacitors

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For example your capasitor says "103" this means that the first two digits bone "10" remain as they are bone is 10, the third indicates the number of "0" you have to put after the first two digits bone "10 "+" 000 "= 10000 pF, 10000 have peak bone farads of capacity, you always give in picofarads, then if you want you can go to nano farads, bone 10.000 nF = 10 nF.

If the capacitor have a letter Like M,J,K is The tolerance. 



LETRA Tolerancia
"M" +/- 20%
"K" +/- 10%
"J" +/- 5%

If the Capacitor Have Colors..


OLORES Banda 1 Banda 2 Multiplicador Tensión
Negro -- 0  x 1 
Marrón 1 1 x 10 100 V.
Rojo 2 2 x 100  250 V.
Naranja 3 3 x 1000 
Amarillo 4 4 x 104  400 V.
Verde 5 5 x 105 
Azul 6 6 x 106  630 V.
Violeta 7 7   
Gris 8 8   
Blanco 9 9
Pj_oliver2 years ago
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