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Emerson Paper-In-Oil Tone Capacitors

Emerson Paper-In-Oil Tone Capacitors

Emerson Paper-In-Oil Tone Capacitors  0.015uF (green)

0.015uF (green)

Item # 1495
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$19.99

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Emerson Paper-In-Oil Tone Capacitors  0.022uF (yellow)

0.022uF (yellow)

Item # 1496
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$19.99

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Emerson Paper-In-Oil Tone Capacitors  0.047uF (red)

0.047uF (red)

Item # 1497
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Emerson Paper-In-Oil Tone Capacitors

About This Item

Vintage specs. Responsive, warm tone. Genuine handmade tone caps from our friend Mitch Ingram at Emerson Custom Guitars and Electronics.

Mitch's latest design is made in the USA to military specs. They still have the kraft paper-in-oil construction like the vintage Russians, but these are hermetically sealed metal tubes with glass ends so the value will not drift over time.

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 Common use
.015uF - 300V   With neck position humbucker for the Clapton "woman tone"
.022uF - 300V Humbucker tone
.047uF - 300V Single-coil guitars, many basses


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Instructions

Product Instructions

How a tone control works

An overview of how a tone control works.

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Great item

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I am testing them on a 1972 Gibson sg and it is sounding beastly ... highly recommended

5.0

Emerson tone cap

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I have not finished on this build as yet but, from past use if this brand of capacitor, I can say I have confidence in its quality and use. Fast shipping..great transaction.

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Emerson paper in oil capacitors

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Have been using Emerson caps in new and rebuilt they are IMHO the best sounding vintage style on the market!

5.0

PiO...

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the best PIO i ever bought..its totaly change my guitar tone from level 2 to level 10..i very recommended this emerson PIO..both my guitar use emerson PIO capasitor...worth buy.

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Old Bass New Life with New Caps

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So far so good, upgraded my tone caps to these Emerson 47s and they sound great. I recently upgraded my 1992 Ibanez SR500 to Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounders and a Rickenbacker rear 4003 pickup and the new caps do a real nice job.

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Emerson caps

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Pricey, but sounds great in my 335.

5.0

Good Choice

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This capacitor fills the bill.

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Tone

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The tone is perfect on these capacitors! I used them on a Gibson Les Paul and it totally changed the tone for the better!

4.0

awesome customer service

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this is great product but not suitable for telecaster with alder/rosewood finger board.
tone attack too mellow in my opinion.

5.0

Improved Tone

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Makes a big difference on both Jazz and Precision bass. The tone controls do something now.

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