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SMD capacitor reading method

Source: FAQ Editor: PingShang Click: Release time: 2020-03-24 08:29:51

Unlike resistors, the capacitance of chip capacitors is not directly marked on the surface of the capacitor. There is nothing on the surface of chip capacitors (this is also a way to distinguish chip resistors from capacitors of the same size). The capacitance of the chip capacitor is marked on the top of the package. However, the reading method is the same as that of chip resistors, but the unit is different. E.g:

104=10&Time; The fourth power of 10=100,000pF=100nF=0.1uF

The capacitor has three common units; pF, nF, uF, the conversion relationship of the three is: 1uF=1000nF=100000pF, which is a multiple of 1000 between the two.

Therefore, when reading the capacitance value of a capacitor, please remember the conversion relationship between the three units, because different manufacturers may use different units to represent

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