Capacitor - SoZo, 500V, NexGen Yellow Mustard Vintage

Capacitor - SoZo, 500V, NexGen Yellow Mustard Vintage

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Product Options
  • .0022 µF (C-ZYD0022-500)
  • .01 µF (C-ZYD01-500)
  • .047 µF (C-ZYD047-500)
  • .1 µF (C-ZYD1-500)
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SoZo's Yellow Mustard line of polyester film tube amp capacitors have been thoroughly tested by LA’s best tube amp builders. They are handmade to exact vintage specs, and beat everything available, even in high gain situations.

After years of painstaking research and development, in 2003 SoZo Amplification began manufacturing the SoZo Mustard Cap™ capacitors, which quickly caught on among discriminating musicians and amp designers. Now, hundreds of thousands of capacitors later, SoZo has engineered capacitor product lines optimized for different products, including amps by Marshall™, Fender®, Vox®, HiWatt, and others, as well as professional sound gear from Neve, API, Neumann, Universal Audio, Urei, and virtually any quality gear from the 1950s on.

These caps are successful recreations of the originals and are superbly built and excellent-sounding caps. When one considers the audio signal passes through as many as ten capacitors before exiting the amplifier, you can see how these components play an extremely large role in the tone of the amplifier.

See C-ZYD68-200 for .68µF, 200V Yellow Mustard cap.

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Part Numbers
Capacitance - µFOur Part NumberUPC/EAN
.001 µFC-ZYD001-500841358101281
.0022 µFC-ZYD0022-500841358101298
.0047 µFC-ZYD0047-500841358101304
.01 µFC-ZYD01-500841358101311
.022 µFC-ZYD022-500841358101328
.033 µFC-ZYD033-500841358101335
.047 µFC-ZYD047-500841358101342
.1 µFC-ZYD1-500841358101359
Product Measurements by Type
Diameter.001 µF versionC-ZYD001-5000.22 in.
.0022 µF versionC-ZYD0022-5000.27 in.
.0047 µF versionC-ZYD0047-5000.29 in.
.01 µF versionC-ZYD01-5000.29 in.
.022 µF versionC-ZYD022-5000.29 in.
.033 µF versionC-ZYD033-5000.33 in.
.047 µF versionC-ZYD047-5000.41 in.
.1 µF versionC-ZYD1-5000.41 in.
Item Length.001 µF versionC-ZYD001-5000.64 in.
.0022 µF versionC-ZYD0022-5000.64 in.
.0047 µF versionC-ZYD0047-5000.64 in.
.01 µF versionC-ZYD01-5000.64 in.
.022 µF versionC-ZYD022-5000.64 in.
.033 µF versionC-ZYD033-5000.63 in.
.047 µF versionC-ZYD047-5000.64 in.
.1 µF versionC-ZYD1-5001.23 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
Packaging Information
Packaging Dimensions.001 µF versionC-ZYD001-5000.2 in. × 0.22 in. × 0.22 in.
.0022 µF versionC-ZYD0022-5000.267 in. × 0.267 in. × 0.267 in.
.0047 µF versionC-ZYD0047-5000.2 in. × 0.255 in. × 0.255 in.
.01 µF versionC-ZYD01-5000.2 in. × 0.219 in. × 0.219 in.
.022 µF versionC-ZYD022-5000.302 in. × 0.302 in. × 0.302 in.
.033 µF versionC-ZYD033-5000.342 in. × 0.342 in. × 0.342 in.
.047 µF versionC-ZYD047-5000.3 in. × 0.337 in. × 0.337 in.
.1 µF versionC-ZYD1-5000.391 in. × 0.391 in. × 0.391 in.
Weight (Packaging).001 µF versionC-ZYD001-5000.002 lbs.
.0022 µF versionC-ZYD0022-5000.005 lbs.
.0047 µF versionC-ZYD0047-5000.003 lbs.
.01 µF versionC-ZYD01-5000.003 lbs.
.022 µF versionC-ZYD022-5000.004 lbs.
.033 µF versionC-ZYD033-5000.004 lbs.
.047 µF versionC-ZYD047-5000.006 lbs.
.1 µF versionC-ZYD1-5000.01 lbs.
Product Measurements by Item
C-ZYD001-500 - .001 µF versionDiameter0.22 in.
Item Length0.64 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD0022-500 - .0022 µF versionDiameter0.27 in.
Item Length0.64 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD0047-500 - .0047 µF versionDiameter0.29 in.
Item Length0.64 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD01-500 - .01 µF versionDiameter0.29 in.
Item Length0.64 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD022-500 - .022 µF versionDiameter0.29 in.
Item Length0.64 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD033-500 - .033 µF versionDiameter0.33 in.
Item Length0.63 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD047-500 - .047 µF versionDiameter0.41 in.
Item Length0.64 in.
Rated Voltage500 V
C-ZYD1-500 - .1 µF versionDiameter0.41 in.
Item Length1.23 in.
Rated Voltage500 V

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Questions and Answers

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Asked by Anonymous on July 31st, 2016.
Matt H.
August 2nd, 2016
Staff Member
No, these are film and foil caps. Using polyester film and aluminum foil. For more information please visit:
Asked by Anonymous on June 26th, 2018.
June 26th, 2018
Staff Member
Yes these are suitable for electric guitars. The 0.047 uf and the 0.022 uf caps are the most common values that you will find in electric guitars.
Asked by [email protected] on March 19th, 2021.
March 23rd, 2021
Staff Member
These caps aren't polarized. The line is there to designate the outside foil of the cap.

Product Reviews

5.00 out of 5 based on 9 reviews
- August 31st, 2021
5 out of 5

These are great for restoration. The outside foil is marked so it's easy to install correctly for best function.

- June 6th, 2020
5 out of 5

I just re capped this 1960 Ampeg Jet signal path with these SoZo`s . It sounded good before and I even toured with it a little but now it sounds absolutely AMAZING ! Worth every penny . No mud , increased bass and treble separation , sweet highs , tight lows ! Incredible !

- February 23rd, 2020
5 out of 5

These are great caps..One guy complained he didn't like them, and then installed some polyprolene caps he like better...well, that could be. These are POLYESTHER dialectric types..the old Mullard "mustard" caps were also polyesther dialectric..they DO have a different sound, no matter what your science teacher may have told you..I describe the sound of a polyesther cap as a bit
"grainy" with peaked treble tones. Polyprolene are IMO more neutral..Fender has used polyprolene dialectric types since about 1958 (before that they used wax paper and foil caps) ..The Mallory 150 polyesther caps are my favorite for Marshall amps..these made in the USA Sozo caps aound like them but are slightly more expensive, because they are made in thre USA

- December 2nd, 2019
5 out of 5

Save your money. These sound bad. Go with Panasonic or nichicon polypropylene caps. That's what my ears told me.

- March 10th, 2019
5 out of 5

I've installed these caps in Marshalls and most recently in a Friedman Smallbox. The tone is amazing. Takes approx 10-20 hours to break them in.

- November 17th, 2018
5 out of 5

Love all the sozos blue and yellow. them again.

- November 17th, 2018
5 out of 5

Love all the sozos blue and yellow. them again.

- November 17th, 2018
5 out of 5

Love all the sozos blue and yellow. them again.

- May 7th, 2016
5 out of 5

Killer! If you want the sound of real Mustard caps, there is nothing else even close in comparison I could find after trying many brands of caps. I just built a Marshall "clone" amp using all Sozo caps. After intense amounts of tweaking, the old Marshall I copied and the clone sound so close it's very hard to tell the difference between the two amps through the same cabinet. I attribute 80% of the reason why to the Sozo caps. They were the difference maker.

Tone wise Sozo's are very slightly different than Mustard's in wonderful ways, They have a little more top end but it's not aggravating. It's actually a very "musical" sound. They also have a bit tighter and more full bass sound. While there is a difference in the sound of the two caps, it's slight and in the end, you just might find you like the Sozo's more than original Mustard caps. I did....