Convert Microfarads to Farads

Enter the capacitance in microfarads below to get the value converted to farads.

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1 μF = 1.0E-6 F

How to Convert Microfarads to Farads

To convert a microfarad measurement to a farad measurement, multiply the capacitance by the conversion ratio. One microfarad is equal to 1.0E-6 farads, so use this simple formula to convert:

farads = microfarads × 1.0E-6

The capacitance in farads is equal to the microfarads multiplied by 1.0E-6.

For example, here's how to convert 5 microfarads to farads using the formula above.
5 μF = (5 × 1.0E-6) = 5.0E-6 F

Microfarads and farads are both units used to measure capacitance. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Microfarads

The microfarad is 1/1,000,000 of a farad, which is the capacitance of a capacitor with a potential difference of one volt when it is charged by one coulomb of electricity.

The microfarad is a multiple of the farad, which is the SI derived unit for capacitance. In the metric system, "micro" is the prefix for 10-6. Microfarads can be abbreviated as μF, for example 1 microfarad can be written as 1 μF.

Farads

The farad is defined as the capacitance of a capacitor that has a potential difference of one volt when charged by one coulomb of electricity. The farad is considered to be a very large capacitance value, and multiples of the farad are commonly used to measure capacitance in practical applications, though the farad is still used in some applications.

The farad is the SI derived unit for capacitance in the metric system. Farads can be abbreviated as F, for example 1 farad can be written as 1 F.

Microfarad Measurements and Equivalent Farad Conversions

Common microfarad values converted to the equivalent farad value
Microfarads Farads
1 μF 0.000001 F
2 μF 0.000002 F
3 μF 0.000003 F
4 μF 0.000004 F
5 μF 0.000005 F
6 μF 0.000006 F
7 μF 0.000007 F
8 μF 0.000008 F
9 μF 0.000009 F
10 μF 0.00001 F
11 μF 0.000011 F
12 μF 0.000012 F
13 μF 0.000013 F
14 μF 0.000014 F
15 μF 0.000015 F
16 μF 0.000016 F
17 μF 0.000017 F
18 μF 0.000018 F
19 μF 0.000019 F
20 μF 0.00002 F
21 μF 0.000021 F
22 μF 0.000022 F
23 μF 0.000023 F
24 μF 0.000024 F
25 μF 0.000025 F
26 μF 0.000026 F
27 μF 0.000027 F
28 μF 0.000028 F
29 μF 0.000029 F
30 μF 0.00003 F
31 μF 0.000031 F
32 μF 0.000032 F
33 μF 0.000033 F
34 μF 0.000034 F
35 μF 0.000035 F
36 μF 0.000036 F
37 μF 0.000037 F
38 μF 0.000038 F
39 μF 0.000039 F
40 μF 0.00004 F

More Microfarad Capacitance Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Nanofarads
1 μF is equal to 1,000 nanofarads
Convert to Picofarads
1 μF is equal to 1,000,000 picofarads
Centimetre–Gram–Second Units
Convert to Abfarads
1 μF is equal to 1.0E-15 abfarads
Convert to Statfarads
1 μF is equal to 898,755.2 statfarads