Orange Drop History & Timeline
In the 1960s, capacitors began to be developed using more modern materials like mylar. During this time, Sprague Electric introduced the 'Orange Drop' capacitor, and it was quickly adopted by many industries due to its robustness and performance.
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- .001uF - Common Treble bleed
- .015uF - With neck position humbucker for the Clapton "woman tone"
- .022uF - Humbucker tone
- .047uF - Single-coil guitars, many basses
- .100uF - Basses and certain eras of vintage Fender guitars