My suggestion for organizing capacitor parts cabinet
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Of course, the next common component you often need is capacitors. I normally only use a few selected values. My cabinets are divided into standard, and electrolytic caps. The capacitors are generally one or two values to a drawer. Below is the layout of my cabinets, just to get you started. And, please note a couple values may seem odd. They got there because I either had a lot, or had a specific use.

Standard Capacitor cabinet
Drawer NumberValue 1Value 2
1 Less than 100 picofarad assorted
2 47 picofarad68 picofarad
3 100 Picofarad120 Picofarad
4 220 Picofarad270 Picofarad
5 300 Picofarad330 Picofarad
6 470 Picofarad560 Picofarad
7 .001 ufaradnone
8 .0012 ufarad.0015 ufarad
9 .002 ufarad.0022 ufarad
10 .0033 ufarad.0039 ufarad
11 .0047 ufaradnone
12 .005 ufaradnone
13 .01 ufaradnone
14 .015 ufaradnone
15 .02 ufaradnone
16 .022 ufaradnone
17 .04 ufaradnone
18 .047 ufaradnone
19 .05 ufaradnone
20 .056 ufaradnone
21 .1 ufaradnone
22 .2 ufarad.22 ufarad
23 .5 ufaradnone

There are also four larger drawers for assorted values, decoupling, and specialty types.



Electrolytic Capacitor cabinet
Drawer NumberValue 1Value 2
1 1 ufarad and less
2 2 ufarad2.2 ufarad
3 3 ufarad3.3 ufarad
4 4 ufarad4.7 ufarad
5 5 ufarad6.8 ufarad
6 10 ufaradnone
7 20 ufarad22 ufarad
8 30 ufarad33 ufarad
9 43 ufarad47 ufarad
10 50 ufaradnone
11 60 ufaradnone
12 100 ufaradnone
13 150 ufaradnone
14 220 ufaradnone
15 470 ufaradnone
16 500 ufaradnone
17 nonenone
18 nonenone
19 nonenone
20 nonenone
21 nonenone
22 nonenone
23 500 ufarad photoflashnone

Four larger drawers are for 1000 uf, 2200 uf, 3300 uf, and assorted. >/CENTER>


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