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Can i use 4.7uF Electrolytic capacitor instead of 4.7uF Ceramic? Answered

I want to build a vhf tv transmitter circuit but accidentally I bought a 4.7uF electrolytic capacitor instead of 4.7uF Ceramic.Can I use the electrolytic capacitor instead of that ceramic capacitor.
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steveastroukBest Answer (author)2015-09-09

no, it won't work at video frequencies

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iceng (author)steveastrouk2015-09-09

So far I have only found a 1uF ceramic capacitor.

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iceng (author)iceng2015-09-09

And a 4.7uF ceramic of all places, at Jameco.

I am convinced Steve :-)

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steveastrouk (author)2015-09-09

...not any more. You can get surface mount Ceramics up to 100uf

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kaanthegmr (author)2015-09-09

Thanks for the answers,I will buy the capacitor tomorrow,however I will try electrolytic capacitor later.

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