schematic_diagrams High Voltage Capacitors for Tube Radios

We specialize in high voltage capacitors and resistors for tube radios. We carry high voltage film capacitors, high voltage electrolytic capacitors, silver mica capacitors and AC-rated line filter safety capacitors for tube radios. We sell 630 volt & 1600 volt Orange Dips and 630 volt, 1000 volt & 6000 volt tubular axial film capacitors. Also on sale are Electrolytic capacitors with long axial or radial leads and high working voltages, ideal for tube radio repairs and restorations. We also carry 500V clamp mount single and dual-section Can electrolytic capacitors with solder lugs. Safety / Interference Suppression and 500 volt & 1000 volt dipped silver mica capacitors are also on sale. Our product line includes 630V, 1000V and 6000V tubular metalized polypropylene and metalized polyester film capacitors with axial leads; 630 volt metal-foil polypropylene and metalized polyester orange dips; 630V polystyrene; 1600 volt metalized polypropylene orange dips; 500 volt & 1000 volt dipped silver mica capacitors; 400 volt & 630 volt Mylar film capacitors; 1600 volt ceramic disc capacitors; 250 VAC ceramic disc X1/Y2 AC rated safety capacitors, 275 VAC metalized polypropylene X2 (across-the-line) and 250 VAC metalized polyester Y2 (line-to ground) safety & interference suppression capacitors and radial, axial and can type electrolytic capacitors and capacitor clamps. newFor our customers that work on "high-end" audio we have just recently added a new line of 400V and 630V film capacitors...."jb JFX Premium Metallized Polypropylene Film Capacitors". These are for use in high-end audio/speaker/amplifier applications. JustRadios Capacitor Product Line has been specifically chosen for vintage tube radio applications. We carry "hard to find" pre WWII MFD/uF tube radio sizes so you can restore your radios to original factory specifications. We also sell Capacitor Kits for tube radios. If you are new to antique tube radio restorations, here are some practical Capacitor Tips for the Beginner. Are you familiar with the advantages of using line filter safety capacitors?....learn more at safety_capacitors ABC's of Safety Capacitors for Tube Radios.

high_voltage_electrolytic_capacitors axial_tubular_capacitors orangedip_capacitors axial_electrolytics Can_electrolytics silver_mica

Film and Electrolytic Capacitors for Tube Radios

On sale: High voltage electrolytic, film, silver mica and x1/y2Y, Y2 & X1 safety capacitors / condensers for vintage tube radio restorations. All capacitors have high voltages and long radial or axial leads for easy "under chassis" installation. Can type with solder lugs also now available. Our Capacitor Product Line has been specifically chosen for tube radio applications.

Fresh stock Electrolytic Capacitors are available at 25/50/100/160/250/350/450/500 volt & 600 volts. Depending on working voltage, electrolytics are available at 0.47uF, 1uF, 2uF, 2.2uF, 3.3uF, 4uF, 4.7uF, 5uF, 6.8uF, 8uF, 10uF, 12uF, 15uF, 16uF, 20uF, 22uF, 25uF, 30uF, 33uF, 40uF, 47uF, 50uF, 60uF, 68uF, 80uF, 100uF, 120uF, 150uF, 200uF, 220uF, 250uF, 330uF, 350uF, 500uF, 1000uF, 1500uF, 2000uF,2200uF, 3000uF, 3300uF, and 5000uF. All electrolytics are polarized except for our 100V which are non-polar/bi-polar.

We also sell premium quality, high voltage (630 Volt & 1600 Volt) Orange Dips and 630 Volt, 1000 Volt & 6000 Volt tubular axial leaded film capacitors (all sizes 0.0005 mfd thru 2.0 mfd). Choose from Metal-Foil Polypropylene Capacitors, Metalized Polyester Film Capacitors, Polystyrene Capacitors, Metalized Polypropylene Film Capacitors and Mylar Film Capacitors as well as Extra High Voltage Orange Dips and Ceramic Disc Capacitors at 1600 volts.

newFor our customers that work on "high-end" audio we have just recently added a new line of 400V and 630V film capacitors...."jb JFX Premium Metallized Polypropylene Film Capacitors". These are for use in high-end audio/speaker/amplifier applications. More info on this new line of caps can be found at jb JFX info / capacitor specifications

500 volt dipped silver mica capacitors are on sale in a full range of sizes from 1pf to 10000pf.

Also available are AC rated X1/Y2 line bypass safety capacitors and X2 (across-the-line) & Y2 (line-to-ground) safety / interference suppression capacitors.

For the bargain hunter, we have 630 volt Mylar Capacitors on sale in "Bags of 50" at the Mylar Bargain Bin and Capacitor Kits.

How to Order Capacitors

To order "online":

Use our Capacitor Shopping Cart ...or

If you have Excel on your computer, just email us a copy of the EXCEL Spreadsheet Order-Form and pay "online" via PayPal . If you don't use PayPal, you can still pay on-line over a secure server at our non-PayPal credit card payment page. All major credit cards are accepted.

we_sell_worldwise credit_cards_accepted

If you don't use Excel or Shopping Carts you can just email us at: justradios@yahoo.com . Tell us quantity of capacitors you need by uF value, voltage and type. Based on $ price list , you can calculate amount payable.

To order by mail use our EXCEL Spreadsheet Order-Form or print and complete a Capacitor Order Form if you do not use excel. Mail it with payment (MO, PO or check) payable to Dave Cantelon, 6 Ferncrest Gate, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, M1W_1C2.

All prices are in US $'s. For USA and Canada, fixed shipping is just $7.90 no matter how large your order is (free airmail shipping for orders over $250 ).

We are glad to ship word-wide. We ship capacitors to the UK, Germany, France, Australia and other countries at affordable shipping rates. Overseas customers, please email us for shipping rate quotes. No handling charges.
Always a Money Back Guarantee . See Terms of Sale before ordering.

About JustRadios * Radio Schematics * Radio Links * new Resistors

How to Order * Terms of Sale * Shipping Info

**** Capacitors for Tube Radios and Amplifiers- PRODUCT LINE SUMMARY ****

Capacitor Type and Construction

Capacitor Features and Uses

630V & 1000V Metalized Polypropylene Film

Tubular Axial Capacitors

axial_tubular_capacitors

Constructed with Polypropylene film dielectric aluminum foil electrode, copper-ply wire leads, outer wrapped with polyester film type and ends sealed with epoxy resin, in non-inductive type. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 630 Volts & 1000 Volts
  • Wrapped & Filled, Tubular. Axial
  • Available in "hard to find" tube radio mfd/uF sizes such as 0.0005 mfd, 0.002 mfd, 0.005 mfd, etc.
  • Excellent for use in tube radios, amps and hi-fi audio equipment where low dissipation / high insulation resistance and excellent long-term stability are desirable.
  • Capacitance tolerance of +/- 10%.
  • Superior replacement for paper/wax capacitors in tube electronics.
  • Made by ISO 9002 & 9001 certified manufacturer / OEM supplier with major customers: CDE, Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP. More info / capacitor specifications

630V & 1000V Metalized Polyester Film

Tubular Axial Capacitors

axial_tubular_capacitors

Constructed with Metalized Polyester film dielectric, copper-ply wire leads, outer wrapped with polyester film tape and ends sealed with epoxy resin, in non-inductive type. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 630 Volts & 1000 Volts
  • Wrapped and Filled, Tubular Axial
  • Self-healing property
  • Available in "hard to find" pre WWII sizes such as 0.02 MFD, 0.03 MFD, 0.04 MFD, 0.05 MFD, etc.
  • Excellent for use in tube radios, amps, hi-fi, etc, where a premium quality capacitor with high stability and reliability are required. Also ideal for telecommunications, industrial and general electronics equipment.
  • Made by ISO 9002 & 9001 certified manufacturer / OEM supplier with major customers: CDE, Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP. More info / capacitor specifications

ASC 6000V & 15000V Metalized Polyester Film

Tubular Axial Capacitors

axial_tubular_capacitors

ASC

Constructed with non-inductive wound metalized polyester film with flame retardant tape wrap case and epoxy fill. Extra long axial leads. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 6000 Volts & 15000 Volts
  • Self-healing property, very high insulation resistance and lowest dissipation factor.
  • Available sizes: 0.00047uF (470pF) at 15000 Volts and 0.001uF, 0.0022uF, 0.0033uF and 0.0047uF all at 6000 Volts.
  • Applications include: HV filter, sweep circuits, vertical & horizontal coupling, timing, CRT & integrated circuitry and electrostatic deflection circuits.
  • Used in television, telecommunication, scientific and test equipment where extra high voltage, self healing property and long stable capacitor life are required.
  • Made in USA by ISO 9001 & 2000 certified manufacturer ASC Capacitors. More info / capacitor specifications

630V Metal-Foil Polypropylene Film

Orange Dips

orangedips_capacitors

Constructed with Polypropylene film dielectric aluminum foil as electrode, copper-ply wire leads and epoxy resin coating, in non-inductive type. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 630 Volts
  • Orange epoxy coated for superior heat, solvent and moisture resistance.
  • Extra long radial leads for easy under chassis installation.
  • Superb replacement for old paper/wax capacitors in tube radios, hi-fi and amplifiers, where high stability and high insulation resistance are desirable.
  • Excellent stability for High Current / High Frequency / Temp. Compensation Applications.
  • Made by ISO 9002 & 9001 certified manufacturer / OEM supplier with major customers: CDE, Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP. More info / capacitor specifications

630V Metalized Polyester Film

Orange Dips

orangedips_capacitors

Constructed with metalized polyester film dielectric copper-ply wire leads and resin coating, in non-inductive type. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 630 Volts
  • Dipped in Orange epoxy for superior heat, humidity and solvent resistance.
  • Highly reliable with "self-healing" performance
  • Extra long radial leads for easy under chassis installation.
  • Excellent for DC blocking, coupling, filtering and by-pass in tube radios, hi-fi, amps and communications equipment.
  • Made by ISO 9002 & 9001 certified manufacturer / OEM supplier with major customers: CDE, Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP. More info / capacitor specifications

1600V Metalized Polypropylene Film - Orange Dips

orangedips_capacitors

Constructed with special series Metalized Polypropylene film dielectric, tinned copper wire leads and flame retardant epoxy resin coating, in non-inductive type. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 1600 Volts
  • High reliability and excellent long-term stability.
  • Self-healing property.
  • Flame retardant orange dip epoxy coating.
  • +/-10% tolerance
  • Space saving compact size and extra long leads for easy under chassis installation.
  • Ideal for high frequency, high pulse circuits.
  • Great as buffer capacitor re old tube car radios.
  • Made by ISO 9002 & 9001 certified manufacturer / OEM supplier with major customers: CDE, Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP. More info / capacitor specifications

jb JFX Premium Metallized Polypropylene Capacitors new

jb_capacitors

Construction: Premium "audiophile" grade metallized polypropylene film dielectric with tinned pure copper axial leads. Very low dielectric absorption factor, very low dissipation factor, very low ESR and very low inductance. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

500 Volt Dipped Silver Mica Capacitors

silver_mica

Manufactured from selected Indian ruby muscovite having optimum electrical characteristics. Copper-clad steel leads finished with a solder coating for excellent solderability. Epoxy dipped for superior heat, moisture, vibration and solvent resistance.

  • Rated at 500 Volts (WVDC). Test voltage 1000V.
  • For use where high reliability and capacitance stability are required, such as in tuning/oscillator circuits, DC voltage blocking, high frequency, logic and transmission circuits and filters.
  • Long 35mm radial leads for easy under chassis installation.
  • Capacitance tolerance of +/- 5%.
  • Wide operating temperature range: -55 to +150C at full rated voltage.
  • Available in large selection of pF(MMFD) sizes from 1 pF to 5000 pF, including "hard to find pre-WWII mmfd sizes for tube electronics restorations.
  • Meets specifications of MIL-C-5 and RS-153 and ISO 9002 certified. More info / capacitor specifications

400V & 630V MYLAR Polyester Film Capacitors

mylar_capacitors

Constructed of duPont patented MYLAR Polyester Film with epoxy dip coating. Mylar Film Capacitor "Bargain Bin".

  • 400 or 630 Volts available.
  • Epoxy dipped for superior heat, moisture and solvent resistance.
  • Long 24mm radial leads for easy under chassis installation.
  • Capacitance tolerance of +/- 10%.
  • Good solderability
  • Available in the most often needed MDF/uF sizes for tube radios.
  • Made by ISO 9002 & 9001 certified manufacturer / OEM supplier with major customers: CDE, Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP.
  • Superior replacement for old paper/wax capacitors in tube radios. Good reputation in use with consumer and industrial electronics. More info / capacitor specifications

1600 Volt Ceramic Disc Capacitors

disc_capacitors

Construction: Ceramic dielectric in disc shape with epoxy coating. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated at 1600 volts.
  • "General Purpose" type disc capacitor for coupling, bypass and filter applications.
  • Conformably coated with epoxy for good durability.
  • Compact size and long leads for easy installation.
  • Economical replacement for paper/wax capacitors in tube radios where extra high voltage is required (all sizes 0.01uF through 0.047uF).
  • Suitable as buffer capacitor in old car radios. More info / capacitor specifications

Electrolytic Capacitors - Axial Leads

axial_electrolytics

Construction: Aluminum, vented and polarized with axial leads. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.Also available in 160 volt and 450 volt Capacitor KITS .

  • Available at 25V, 50V, 160V, 450V, 500V & 600 Volts for tube radio & amplifier use
  • High quality new "fresh" stock miec capacitors.
  • These E-caps are available in "hard to find" MDF/uF sizes (such as 2mfd, 4mfd, 8mfd, 16mfd, 20mfd, 30mfd, 40mfd, 50mfd, 80mfd, etc.) used by vintage tube radios.
  • Capacitance tolerance of +/- 20%.
  • Long axial leads and good solderability.
  • "General Purpose" electrolytic. Ideal capacitor for tube radio restorations where high quality filter capacitors and cathode bypass capacitors required. More info / capacitor specifications

Non-Polar/Bi-Polar Electrolytic Capacitors - Axial Leads

non_polar

Construction: Aluminum, vented and non-polarized (same a thing as bi-polar) with axial leads. Constructed with single end rubber seal for best reliablity againt vibration. Low tolerance and low dissipation to optimize audio applications. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Available at 100V. Higher V can be used to replace lower V.
  • High quality new "fresh" stock Richey MDIN(L) Non-Polar Electrolytic capacitors.
  • Available at 1uF, 1.5uF, 2.2uF, 3.3uF, 4.7uF, 6.8uF, 10uF, 15uF, 22uF, 33uF, 47uF, 68uF, 100uF, 150uF and 220uF.
  • Capacitance tolerance of +/- 10%.
  • Dissipation Factor is 10% (1KHZ 20C).
  • Long Tinned CP wire axial leads.
  • "Designed specifically for speaker crossover networks applications". More info / capacitor specifications

Electrolytic Capacitors - Radial Leads

radial_electrolytics

Construction: Aluminum with long radial leads. Polarized and vented. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.Also available in 160 Volt and 450 Volt Capacitor KITS .

  • High Working Voltages of 160V, 250V, 350V, 450V and 600V for tube radios and amps
  • High Temperature 105C rated for Extra Long Capacitor Life
  • Long radial leads for easy under chassis installation.
  • High quality new (fresh) capacitors.
  • Capacitance tolerance of +/- 20%
  • "General Purpose" electrolytic. Ideal for use as filter capacitor in power supply circuits. Use in AC and AC/DC tube radios where a high voltage / high quality / low leakage is required. More info / capacitor specifications

Electrolytic Capacitors - Dual Section Cans

Can_electrolytics

RG ( Richey GOLDS ) & JJ

Construction: Clamp Mount (dual-section) Can with solder lugs for hand wired circuits. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • High Working Voltage at 500 Volts for tube electronics
  • Solder lug connections for had wired circuits.
  • High quality new (factory fresh) capacitors.
  • "Music Industry / Audio Use" electrolytics. Ideal for use as filter capacitor in power supply circuits. Use in guitar amplifiers, audio amps, radio-phono units, televisions, HAM equipment and Hi-End electronics where a high voltage / high quality / low impedance / low ESR / wide frequency range are required. More info / capacitor specifications

Electrolytic Capacitors - Single Section Cans

Can_electrolytics

Construction: Clamp Mount Can with solder tags for hand wired circuits. "Copper" (with tin plating) solder lugs for top performance in audio applications. Tin plating over "copper" lugs to protect base metal from oxidation, thus preserving its solderability. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • High Working Voltage at 500 Volts for filter capacitor applications.
  • Tin plated copper solder lugs.
  • High quality, brand new capacitors.
  • "Audio / Music Industry" electrolytics. Ideal for use as filter capacitor where high capacitance and high voltage is required in power supply circuits. Use in high power stereos, guitar amps, audio amplifiers, televisions, consumer electronics, HAM equipment and Hi-End electronics where a large capacitance, high voltage / high quality / low impedance / low ESR / wide frequency range are ability to withstand high ripple current are needed. More info / capacitor specifications

X1/Y2 AC-Rated Disc Safety Capacitors

disc_capacitors

Construction: Ceramic dielectric in disc shape with epoxy resin coating. Long 27mm radial leads. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Ideal for both "across-the-line" and "line bypass" purposes where high steady AC voltage exists.
  • Safety Approved by UL (USA), CSA (Canada), SEMCO, SEV, FIMCO, NEMCO, DEMCO & VDE.
  • Rated at 250 volts AC. Test voltage 2500 volts AC for 1 minute.
  • Compact size and long leads for easy installation.
  • Improves the reliability and safety of tube radios/amps/Hi-Fi's,TV's/test instruments.
  • For use in circuits where alternating, pulsating, intermittent and high AC voltage exists. More info / capacitor specifications

X2 Safety and Interference Suppression Capacitors

X2_capacitors

Construction: Metalized polypropylene film. Long 30mm tinned copper leads. Plastic case, epoxy resin sealed in non-inductive type. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Ideal for "across-the-line" line filter applications where high AC voltage exists.
  • Safety Approved by UL (USA), CSA (Canada), SEMCO, SEV, FIMCO, NEMCO, DEMCO, VDE, CE and CQC.
  • Rated at 250 volts AC for USA and Canada. Rated 275 VAC for Europe, China and world-wide. Test voltage 1185 volts DC for 1 minute (2000 VDC 1 second).
  • Can improve tube radio/hi-fi/amp/TV performance via reduced interference thanks to noise interference suppression characteristics of these Class X2 Film safety capacitors.
  • Available in the mfd sizes needed for tube electronic restorations: 0.005 mfd, 0.01 mfd, 0.015 mfd, 0.02 mfd, 0.05 mfd, 0.1 mfd and 0.25 mfd.
  • Meets UL 1414 certification standard for use in television and radio receivers. More info / capacitor specifications

Y2 Safety and Interference Suppression Capacitors

X2_capacitors

Construction: Metalized polyester film (non-inductive type). Long 20mm tinned copper leads. Flame-retardant plastic case / epoxy resin sealed. MFD/uF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Ideal for "line-to-ground" line filter applications where high AC voltage exists. Also idea as "antenna-coupling" capacitor.
  • Safety Approved by UL (USA), CSA (Canada), SEMCO, SEV, FIMCO, NEMCO, DEMCO, VDE, CE and CQC.
  • Rated at 250 volts AC for USA, Canada and world-wide use. Test voltage 1500 volts AC for 1 full minute.
  • Improve tube radio/hi-fi/amp/TV performance via reduced interference thanks to noise interference suppression characteristics of Class Y2 Film safety capacitors.
  • Available in the mfd sizes used in tube electronics: 0.0047uF, 0.01uF, 0.015uF, 0.02uF, 0.033uF , 0.047uF and 0.1uF.
  • Meets UL 1414 certification standard for use in radio receivers and TVs. More info / capacitor specifications

630V Polystyrene Film

Tubular Axial Capacitors

polystyrene_capacitors

Constructed of premium quality (PSA) Polystyrene Film dielectric aluminum foil electrode. Long axial tinned copper leads (ideal for hand wired circuits). MMFD/pF sizes available and $ Price List.

  • Rated Voltage 630 Volts
  • Long time favorite capacitor of audiophiles and high-end audio manufacturers.
  • High stability of capacitance and DF vs temperature and frequency.
  • Available in all sizes 10pF through 10000pF.
  • Ideal for use in: tuner & equalization circuits; commercial, industrial & measuring instruments; critical analog circuits; filters, tuned, integrators & sample-and-hold circuits; IF transformers; pulse networks; analogue & digital computing circuits and critical timing circuits such as VCO (voltage-controlled oscillators) and VCF (voltage-controlled filters).
  • Sourced from OEM supplier with major customers: Sony, National, Canon, APC, LG, LEO, Bosch, B&D, Askey and HP. More info / capacitor specifications

$ Price List, Shopping Cart and Terms of Sale

EXCEL Spreadsheet Order-Form

Capacitors for Tube Radios and Amplifiers:

Metalized Polypropylene Capacitors - 630 Volt & 1000 Volt Axial Tubulars
Metallized Polyester Film Capacitors - 630 Volt & 1000 Volt Axial Tubulars
new jb JFX Premium Metallized Polypropylene Capacitors - 630V & 400V Axial Tubulars
new Polystyrene/Styroflex Audiophile Capacitors - 630 Volt Axial Tubulars
Metallized Polyester Film Capacitors - 6000 Volts Axial Tubulars
Metal-Foil Polypropylene Capacitors- 630 Volt Orange Dips
Metallized Polyester Film Capacitors - 630 Volt Orange Dips
Metallized Polypropylene Capacitors- 1600 Volt Orange Dips
Mylar Film Capacitor "Bargain Bin" - on sale in Bags of 50

new_capacitors Single Section Can Electrolytic Capacitors - 500 Volts
new_capacitors Dual Section Can Electrolytic Capacitors - 500 Volts
new_capacitors Capacitor Clamps for Can Electrolytic Capacitors
High Voltage Electrolytic Capacitors - Radial Leads
High Voltage Electrolytic Capacitors - Axial Leads

Silver MICA Capacitors- 500 Volts & 1000 Volts
Ceramic Disc Capacitors - 1600 Volts

X1/Y2 Disc Safety Capacitors - 250VAC
Y2 Film Safety / Interference Suppression Capacitors - 250VAC
X2 Film Safety / Interference Suppression Capacitors - 275VAC

hot Capacitor KITS - for vintage tube radio & amp restorations

new Resistor KITS - for vintage tube radios & tube based electronics

Vintage Tube Radio Dial Belts
Heat-Shrink Tubing for Capacitor and Resistor Leads

Capacitor Tips - how to choose capacitors for tube radio restorations

Antique Radio Schematics - JustRadios

E-mail:justradios@yahoo.com

This page was last updated February, 2014.


LIMITATION ON LIABILITY - David Cantelon (JustRadios) shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential damages including personal injury or loss of income, arising out of the purchase or use of a product listed in our website or catalog. In no event shall our liability exceed the price of the original, unaltered product.