What are these two handsome brothers?

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In case you can't see them properly, they are polar components, both marked with "+2,2" and "+25V" tags.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Two tantalum caps still waiting to be soldered correctly to the board. \$\endgroup\$
    – Lundin
    Commented Apr 12 at 11:49

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Those are dipped tantalum capacitors. 2.2 µF at 25 V.

They are polarized as noted by the + signs on one side.

  • \$\begingroup\$ [You can use a μ instead of the incongruous MathJax version.] \$\endgroup\$ Commented Apr 11 at 18:40
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    \$\begingroup\$ @AndrewMorton I can never remember the darned alt codes but I know the latex codes. Fixed. \$\endgroup\$
    – GodJihyo
    Commented Apr 11 at 18:55
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    \$\begingroup\$ I know what you mean. I just have an HTML document within easy reach with a few of those useful symbols. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Apr 11 at 18:59
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you very much, GodJihyo \$\endgroup\$
    – DrD
    Commented Apr 11 at 19:09

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