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Ceramic Caps for Guitar

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180pF, pack of 10

Item # 1294
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$3.49

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.001uF, pack of 10

Item # 1290
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.022uF, pack of 10

Item # 1291
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.047uF, pack of 10

Item # 1292
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.100uF, pack of 10

Item # 1293
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Ceramic Caps for Guitar

About This Item

Our most popular capacitors; they get the job done at a great price.
Pack of 10.

Capacitors are energy-storage devices that filter the high frequencies. A cap lets the tone control roll off the treble response, progressively warming the tone. The higher the value, the more bass output from the tone control at its "zero" setting.

A cap wired to a potentiometer creates a standard tone control, as explained in this Article: How a tone control works.

Value Code Common use
180pF 181 PRS Treble bleed
.001uF 102 Common Treble bleed
.022uF 223 Humbucker tone
.047uF 473 Single-coil guitars, many basses
.100uF 104 Basses and certain eras of vintage Fender guitars


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

How to let your ears find the best tone cap for your guitar

Ever wonder whether a different capacitor would affect your tone? It's between you and your own ears, nobody else can tell you what you hear. Erick Coleman's got a simple way to prove to yourself which cap is the choice for you.

Instructions

Product Instructions

How a tone control works

An overview of how a tone control works.

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4.0

Cheap and easy to work with

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These seem to do the job; I can't personally hear any difference between them and the bigger, pricier variations to be honest. As a bonus, these are cheap and smaller and the wire is much thinner than on something like an orange drop, making them much easier to bend and work with. If there was a noticeable tone difference, I'd buy the more expensive, bigger stuff; but I just don't hear it.

4.0

Ceramic Caps

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way overpriced if you do a lot of electronics, but convienient when ordering other parts.

2.0

Pricey - Buy for convenience

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I only buy them for convenience.

5.0

Bom e barato.

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Usava antes componentes caros da Mallory para treble-blend, os cerOmicos funcionam da mesma maneira 0.01uf para single e 180uf para humbuckers

4.0

Good caps

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Bumble bees? Orange drops? Oil & paper? These do the very same thing, & take up A LOT less space..

5.0

caps off

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Tried a few different caps but always come back to these. They work, what more could you want?

5.0

Did the trick.

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These are really nice capacitors. They do what they are supposed to do and are easy to work with.

5.0

Quality products

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Quality products

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Capacitors

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I have used the caps for the Humbuckers and fo the single coils, all worked great.

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Nice Caps

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Nice caps

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