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Is a .022uf 250V cap the same thing as a Capacitor MPF RDL .022uF 250V 10% cap?

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by Digiplay, Mar 5, 2021.

  1. Digiplay

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    I need to buy a .022uf 250V cap for my AVRI '52.


    I have found a Capacitor MPF RDL .022uf 250V 10% cap.


    Are they the same cap?
     
  2. Squawker

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    The things that matter are the capacitance value: 0.022uF (both)
    And the max voltage rating : 250V (both)

    In the guitar tone circuit you don't need anything near a 250V rating - 10V would still be overkill :)

    The 10% is a tolerance, which means the individual capacitor in your hand could vary from 0.020uF to 0.024uF (roughly). 10% is typical for capacitors, and that little variation is fine (though a good ear might hear the difference from the lowest to highest value, I would put money on it).

    So basically, yepp, to all intents and purposes they are equivalent.
     
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  4. Digiplay

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    Danke to all, and to all a good night!
     
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    Dont need a 250v. It sees millivolts. Any .022 will do.
     
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