Identify Good-Original Capacitors

       Long time ago i have mind to help people with a simple drawing that contain of typical / physical identity some big-original manufactures of capacitor. Currently i added six of them, that usually find on global market today and usually other "fake manufactured" hijacking design. This is quick drawing for guidance to pick good capacitors. Please do some search of data sheet capacitors on internet if you want make sure that capacitors is original, sometimes you can't find datasheet because of out off productions (too old), or missing datasheet from their sites. In this drawing include : Panasonic / Matshusita, Rubycon, Sanyo, ELNA, nichicon, Nippon Chemicon (UCC/NCC).

identify top-bottom section of capacitors
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Please inform me by leaving comment, then i will update periodically if i found some good information.


  1. FERYNOV, thanks for posting the drawing. I definitely will use it.


  2. Hi I found you on the Bad Caps forum
    I have a LG PZ550 Plasma which have sound but no picture.
    I have replaced the Y & Z broads but still the same

    I do not know what the blink code is so I'm lost as what to do now !!

    My blink code is: One long blink with one quick blink

    I have looked everywhere but can't find any info as to what the blink codes are?

    Any help would be helpful.

    John Hamilton

  3. hi bro,
    it's very helpfull information.
    working good many times to filter fake elco.
    but how about big elco say 10000 uF ? big elco bottom rubber seems use different form.




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