[rescue] odd capacitor

Larry Snyder larrys at lexisnexis.com
Thu Apr 1 20:10:37 CST 2004

"James" <james at jdfogg.com> wrote:
> > I am in need of a pair of axial capacitors, 0.25 microfarad, 600V. I
> > have plenty of space, so even NOS Mallory or the like would be ok. Usual
> > suspects like All Electronics dont have this. Pointers appreciated.
> What is the application? Thats a rather low capacitance for such a high
> voltage. Is it for power factoring?

It's not that strange at all if the active devices happen to be tubes.
But the same question is valid.  Does the application require it to be
all that precise?  .22 or .33 might be more easily available.

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