Plastic Variable Capacitor 60pf /141pf

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Description

These are small plastic ( Poly ) variable capacitors with dual 0-60pf and 0-141pf sections. You can connect the 60pf and the 141pf section together for 0-201pf if you want.

Screws and washers for the variable capacitor are available in two lengths: 5/32″ (4mm) and 3/16″ (5mm). The shaft and two mounting holes are both tapped metric M2.5.

This is the variable capacitor used in our Crystal Radio and MK484 radio kits.

CAUTION: The internal parts of the variable capacitor can be damaged easily if the screw enters the variable capacitor too far. Please check for clearance.

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Bob
June 7, 2017

Is it polarized? I’m sorry if this is a stupid question but in the spooky tesla spirit radio project on Instructables it showed that it WAS polarized (even though it seems like polarized capacitors are rarely used in radio).

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Mike Lowe
June 8, 2017

It is not polarized.

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John R.
November 21, 2017

What are the dimensions of this item?

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Mike Lowe
November 21, 2017

Approximately 13/16″ wide, 7/16″ height, 13/16″ deep. Leads are 3/8″ long.

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Paul
May 24, 2018

What is the voltage rating on this capacitor? DC & AC rating if you have them.

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Mike Lowe
May 25, 2018

They are rated 100 volts.

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robert
July 11, 2018

does this or any of your variable capacitors come with a knob or thumb wheel to tune it

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Mike Lowe
July 12, 2018

None of the variable capacitors come with a knob. I sell two different sizes of knobs that fits these.

https://www.mikeselectronicparts.com/product/lrgextknob/
https://www.mikeselectronicparts.com/product/extknob/