# 4.7 mfd cap ?

#### nikki81

Jul 16, 2012
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is a 4.7 mfd cap the same as a 47 uf cap ?

#### (*steve*)

##### ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd
Moderator
Jan 21, 2010
25,507
no, 4.7mfd (old school term) = 4.7 uF

47uF = 47mfd

uF = mfd

Not to be confused with mF (that you never see -- probably because of what I'm about to say next) because 1 mF = 1000 mfd = 1000 uF

#### donkey

Feb 26, 2011
1,301
I do apologise I did not see the decimal point

#### CocaCola

Apr 7, 2012
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according to my first google hit it should be

That guys chart is a life saver for me, it's in my 'important' cheat sheet booklet... Because even though I know the conversions and how to do them, I tend to always have a brain fart when it comes time to actually do them... So much easier to have it all at a glance...

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