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Re: ero cap question


With these fancy keyboards that we all are using, pressing ctrl + alt +
m sumultaneously will produce the real thing, the  sign as in
microFarads, F.

This produces a nice destinction btwn milli and micro, I think.

Cheers, Finn Hammer

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Metlicka Marc" <mystuffs-at-orwell-dot-net>
> garry,
> 1nf (1 nanofarad) would be written .001uf (.001 microfarad) or 1000pf
> (1000 picofarad, or sometimes called micro micro farad, uuf).
> 1mf, as jim lux pointed out, should actually be 1 milla farad or 1000
> microfarads. i to have been guilty of using mf for uf in the past but am
> trying to keep it straight now, although i see commercial caps with mfd
> as microfarad, go figure? it's a lot easier to say 1nf then .001uf, so a
> 10 nf (nonofarad) cap would be the same as a  .010uf (microfarad)
> capacitor, these ae in the ranges of tc use. hope this helps you because
> i think i confused myself?,    marc