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I have a busted 0.77mfd capacitor in my samsung microwave oven. there is only 1 capacitor available in town here in our place. its a 0.9mfd capacitor. is it ok to use this rating? if not, please help me and give me a equivalent or substitute parts. thank you and more power :)

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  • Sean Miller Mar 26, 2011

    if the voltages are the same then yes should be fine to use.


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If the 0.77 micro-farad cap has a tolerance of +/- 20%, then you're ok. But a tolerance of
+/- 10%, +/- 5%, or +/- 1% would exclude the 0.9 micro-farad capacitor as a replacement.
The tolerance colors that qualify are black and gray, see the capacitor color code reference at:

http://www.electronics-tutorials.ws/capacitor/cap_5.html

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