Capacitors

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Published on 20 Apr 2020 - Updated on 25 Jun 2020

Information and tips about capacitors

Guideline for MLCC

This is a guideline for ceramic SMT capacitors when designing PCB.
General idea is to use X7R or X5R dielectric type.

Maximum values by package and voltage

0201

  • 10 nF 10 V
  • 1 nF 25 V

0402

  • 1 µF 10 V
  • 220 nF 16 V
  • 100 nF 25 V

0603

  • 10 µF 6.3 V
  • 2.2 µF 10 V
  • 1 µF 25 V

0805

  • 10 µF 10 V
  • 4.7 µF 25 V

1206

  • 100 µF 6.3 V
  • 22 µF 16 V
  • 10 µF 25 V

1210

  • 47 µF 16 V
  • 22 µF 25 V