## How do you calculate capacitor code?

For 3 digit’s capacitor code, the first two digits are the capacitance value in pF and the third digit is a multiplier factor of first two digits to calculate the final capacitance value of the capacitor. The 3rd digit ranges between 0-6. It can’t exceed more than 6. If 3rd digit is 0, it means multiplier factor of 1.

### How many uF is 100pF?

Capacitor uF – nF – pF Conversion

uF/ MFD | nF | pF/ MMFD |
---|---|---|

0.00015uF / MFD | 0.15nF | 150pF (MMFD) |

0.00012uF / MFD | 0.12nF | 120pF (MMFD) |

0.0001uF / MFD | 0.1nF | 100pF (MMFD) |

0.000082uF / MFD | 0.082nF | 82pF (MMFD) |

#### What does 105 mean on a capacitor?

Capacitor Letter Codes Table

Picofarad (pF) | Nanofarad (nF) | Code |
---|---|---|

680000 | 680 | 684 |

1000000 | 1000 | 105 |

1500000 | 1500 | 155 |

2000000 | 2000 | 205 |

**How do I find out what capacitor I need for my power supply?**

The amount of charge stored in a capacitor is calculated using the formula Charge = capacitance (in Farads) multiplied by the voltage. So, for this 12V 100uF microfarad capacitor, we convert the microfarads to Farads (100/1,000,000=0.0001F) Then multiple this by 12V to see it stores a charge of 0.0012 Coulombs.

**What does K and J mean in capacitor?**

K means that the capacitance tolerance is 10% (F=1%, J=5%, K=10%. These are most common resistance and capacitance tolerances). MF does not mean Micro Farad. Probably it stands for Metallized Film, which indicates the capacitor type/material.

## What is a 100n capacitor?

A one-hundred nano-Farad capacitor is written as 100nF or just 100n. It may be marked as 0.1 (meaning 0.1uF which is 100nF). Or it may be marked with 104, meaning 10 and four zeros: 100000pF which is equal to 100nF. A twenty-two pico-Farad capacitor is written as 22pF or 22p.

### How do I convert uF to nF?

Convert between uF, nF and pF using the Newark’s uF – nF- pF conversion chart below….Capacitor uF – nF – pF Conversion.

uF/ MFD | nF | pF/ MMFD |
---|---|---|

0.001uF / MFD | 1nF | 1000pF(MMFD) |

0.00082uF / MFD | 0.82nF | 820pF (MMFD) |

0.0008uF / MFD | 0.8nF | 800pF (MMFD) |

0.0007uF / MFD | 0.7nF | 700pF (MMFD) |

#### What is the voltage rating of a 104 ceramic capacitor?

Suntek 104 Ceramic Capacitor

Capacitor Type | Ceramic Capacitor |
---|---|

Frequency | 50 to 60 Hz |

Application | Audio |

Voltage Rating | 25V |

Capacitance | 1000uF |

**What does 103 on a capacitor mean?**

The example capacitor has a 3 digit number printed on it (103). The first two digits, in this case the 10 give us the first part of the value. The third digit indicates the number of extra zeros, in this case 3 extra zeros. So the value is 10 with 3 extra zeros, or 10,000.

**What size capacitor do I need?**

Q: What size capacitor should I get? A: The rule of thumb is to put in 1 Farad of capacitance for every 1,000 watts RMS of total system power. But there is no electronic penalty for using larger value caps, and in fact, many see benefits with 2 or 3 Farads per 1,000 watts RMS.