Capacitors Tutorial (page 4)

  

 

Page 1 Page 2
⚛ Definition of Capacitor - Capacity in Units ⚛ Reading Ceramic Capacitor Value Gates
⚛ Charging - Discharging a Capacitor ⚛ Electrolytic Capacitors
⚛ Capacitor Phisical Structure ⚛ Electrolytic Aluminum Capacitors
⚛ Capacitor behavior in continous AC current ⚛ Electrolytic Aluminum Capacitors Vertical - Horizontal
⚛ Characteristics of Capacitors ⚛ Code of Electrolytic Cylinder Capacitors
⚛ Types of Capacitors ⚛ Super Capacitors
⚛ Dielectric Characteristics ⚛ Variable Capacitors
⚛ Paper Capacitors ⚛ Adjustable Capacitors
⚛ Plastic Film Capacitors ⚛ Uses of Variable Capacitors
⚛ Mica Capacitors  
⚛ Glass Capacitors Page 3 ( Capacitor Values and conversion Tables I )
⚛ Oil Capacitors  
⚛ Ceramic Capacitors At this Page 4  ( Capacitor Values and conversion Tables II )

 

 

Capacitor Values and conversion Tables II

 

Band Colour Digit A Digit B Multiplier D Tolerance (T) > 10pf Tolerance (T) < 10pf Temperature Coefficient (TC)
Black 0 0 x1 ± 20% ± 2.0pF  
Brown 1 1 x10 ± 1% ± 0.1pF -33×10-6
Red 2 2 x100 ± 2% ± 0.25pF -75×10-6
Orange 3 3 x1,000 ± 3%   -150×10-6
Yellow 4 4 x10,000 ± 4%   -220×10-6
Green 5 5 x100,000 ± 5% ± 0.5pF -330×10-6
Blue 6 6 x1,000,000     -470×10-6
Violet 7 7       -750×10-6
Grey 8 8 x0.01 +80%,-20%    
White 9 9 x0.1 ± 10% ± 1.0pF  
Gold     x0.1 ± 5%    
Silver     x0.01 ± 10%    

 

Pico-Farad
(pF)
Nano-Farad
(nF)
Mikro-Farad
(mF,uF,μF,mfd)
Capacitor Code
1 0.001 0.000001 010
1.5 0.0015 0.0000015 1R5
2.2 0.0022 0.0000022 2R2
3.3 0.0033 0.0000033 3R3
3.9 0.0039 0.0000039 3R9
4.7 0.0047 0.0000047 4R7
5.6 0.0056 0.0000056 5R6
6.8 0.0068 0.0000068 6R8
8.2 0.0082 0.0000082 8R2
10 0.01 0.00001 100
15 0.015 0.000015 150
22 0.022 0.000022 220
33 0.033 0.000033 330
47 0.047 0.000047 470
56 0.056 0.000056 560
68 0.068 0.000068 680
82 0.082 0.000082 820
100 0.1 0.0001 101
120 0.12 0.00012 121
130 0.13 0.00013 131
150 0.15 0.00015 151
180 0.18 0.00018 181
220 0.22 0.00022 221
330 0.33 0.00033 331
470 0.47 0.00047 471
560 0.56 0.00056 561
680 0.68 0.00068 681
750 0.75 0.00075 751
820 0.82 0.00082 821
1000 1 or 1n 0.001 102
1500 1.5 or 1n5 0.0015 152
2000 2 or 2n 0.002 202
2200 2.2 or 2n2 0.0022 222
3300 3.3 or 3n3 0.0033 332
4700 4.7 or 4n4 0.0047 472
5000 5 or 5n 0.005 502
5600 5.6 or 5n6 0.0056 562
6800 6.8 or 6n8 0.0068 682
10000 10 or 10n 0.01 103
15000 15 or 15n 0.015 153
22000 22 or 22n 0.022 223
33000 33 or 33n 0.033 333
47000 47 or 47n 0.047 473
68000 68 or 68n 0.068 683
100000 100 or 100n 0.1 104
150000 150 or 150n 0.15 154
200000 200 or 200n 0.20 204
220000 220 or 220n 0.22 224
330000 330 or 330n 0.33 334
470000 470 or 470n 0.47 474
680000 680 0.68 684
1000000 1000 1.0 105
1500000 1500 1.5 155
2000000 2000 2.0 205
2200000 2200 2.2 225
10000000 10000 10 106

 

Band Colour Voltage Rating (V)
Type J Type K Type L Type M Type N
Black 4 100   10 10
Brown 6 200 100 1.6  
Red 10 300 250 4 35
Orange 15 400   40  
Yellow 20 500 400 6.3 6
Green 25 600   16 15
Blue 35 700 630   20
Violet 50 800      
Grey   900   25 25
White 3 1000   2.5 3
Gold   2000      
Silver          

 

  Letter B C D F G J K M Z
Tolerance C <10pF ±pF 0.1 0.25 0.5 1 2        
C >10pF ±%     0.5 1 2 5 10 20 ?20