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I am looking at a datasheet for NJM2073 (dual low-voltage power amplifier). On the fourth page, there is a sample circuit; right at the V+ input there is a symbol that looks like a capacitor. However, it looks like it is shaded in. What is that?

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It's an electrolytic capacitor. –  Leon Heller Apr 5 at 1:36
    
What @LeonHeller said. –  Connor Wolf Apr 5 at 1:51
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It is a Japanese electrolytic capacitor –  Peter Bennett Apr 5 at 2:14
    
@PeterBennett A "Japanese electrolytic capacitor" is not the same thing as the symbol that Japanese use for a capacitor. A "Japanese electrolytic capacitor" is like referring to a component manufactured in Japan when this is just about different standards for representing components in a schematic. –  alexan_e Apr 5 at 7:56
    
@alexan_e: Sorry - I should have used a smiley :-) –  Peter Bennett Apr 5 at 15:59
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Intercontinental symbols for fixed capacitor from http://sound.westhost.com

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and from http://www.learnabout-electronics.org

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and a very old one....

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