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Matched capacitor pairs

I am looking for NPO capacitor pairs that match each other's capacitance value closely. Their values can be 10%  but the difference between the parts in the pair must be much closer. 

100 Volt parts around a few nF. Does anybody make these?

  • davecuthbert Apprentice 87 posts since
    Feb 18, 2014
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    Feb 26, 2014 7:59 AM (in response to TomBezdek)
    Matched capacitor pairs

    Will 2% matching work for your application?


    Using a Digikey search reveals several 1% tolerance 100 volt NPO capacitors around a few nF. The 399-9811-ND is in stock and is a leaded 4700 pF, 100 V, NPO ceramic having a tolerance of 1%.

  • RobCichon Novice 1 posts since
    Feb 26, 2014
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    Feb 26, 2014 8:58 AM (in response to TomBezdek)
    Matched capacitor pairs

    Buy several of one value and measure to match capacitance value.

  • Taylor123 Novice 9 posts since
    Mar 10, 2014
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    Apr 9, 2014 1:40 PM (in response to TomBezdek)
    Matched capacitor pairs

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