Little bit new in electronic. I have reasently startet to repair vintage audio amplifiers. When ordering parts, living in Denmark-europe, used mouser.dk. Digikey, farnell and rs-components is likevise an option.
The thing is, when i last week ordered a batch of diffenent capasitors from Mouser, i got capasitors which for the most is 10-15% belov their announced capacity! The manufactor is Panasonic - FC line.
When estimatet value is with an +-20% range, its not ment to be like consistent 10-15% beneath the actual statet value! I have ordered up to 40pcs of each capasitor, so its not a singularity when the values is so consistent low.
What is your experiences? Is it only panasonic which "trick" the custumers, or is it the business in general??