Instructables: exploring - technology - capacitor http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:15:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 How I Organize My Electrolytic Capacitor Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Organize-My-Electrolytic-Capacitor-Collectio/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:51:10 PDT
555 Timer: Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Flashing-LED-1/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:56:53 PDT
Insect Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:27:28 PDT
Measure Capacitance with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Capacitance-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 18:13:28 PDT
DIY Flip-Flop Multi Vibrator Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flip-Flop-Multi-Vibrator-Circuit/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:47:38 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Capacitor-Car/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:25:09 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Car-2/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:51:53 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Car-3/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:51:51 PDT
Voltage doubler http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-doubler/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 01:53:13 PDT
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/GaussGun-Coil-Gun-Electronics-and-Engineering-Proj/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:21:03 PDT
Water Bottle Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Capacitor/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:13:49 PDT
Water Spirometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Spirometer/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:09:57 PDT
AC to DC - Half-wave rectification of AC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-AC-to-DC/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:30:30 PDT
Super Capacitor Battery for Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Capacitor-Battery-for-Mouse/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 11:00:35 PDT
RC Filters http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Filters/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:37:07 PDT
Aluminum Foil Plate Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Foil-Plate-Capacitor/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:06:09 PDT
Breadboard Battleship http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Battleship/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:09:11 PDT
Secrets Of Driverless Stepper Motor Operation http://www.instructables.com/id/Secrets-Of-Driverless-Stepper-Motor-Operation/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:15:05 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Capacitor Discharger http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Discharger/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:06:14 PST
Another Cheap Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Cheap-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:47:17 PST
Cycle Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:19:35 PST
Astable multivibrator (LED flasher) with Circuit Scribe http://www.instructables.com/id/Astable-microvibrator-LED-flasher-with-Circuit-Scr/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:10:38 PST
emergency power supply for mobile charging and lights http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-power-supply-for-mobile-charging-and-lig/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:22:37 PST
Blinker Circuit with Timer EN555P and Resistors DIY Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinker-Circuit-with-Timer-EN555P-and-Resistors-DI/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:12:11 PDT
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-High-Voltage-Capacitor-for-Tesla-Coil/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:14:14 PDT
Remix: build your own 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Remix-build-your-own-555/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:17:30 PDT
Laptop Motherboard Revival http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Motherboard-Revival/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:12:26 PDT
Graphene Supercapacitor Based Battery. Charges In Seconds... http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphene-Supercapacitor-Based-Battery-Charges-In-S/
Graphene Supercapacitor Based Battery. Charges In Seconds... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BHFI/HY12K5UG/FB3BHFIHY12K5UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BHFI/HY12K5UG/FB3BHFIHY12K5UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BHFI/HY12K5UG/FB3BHFIHY12K5UG.SMALL.jpg swest18 I've put this info up before but I hadn't revealed to anyone that it was a graphene super capacitor. After much trial and error, I figured out an excellent way to make graphene in quantities I could use to put on a film and them have rolled into a capacitor. I paid a good deal of money to have a man...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:17:39 PDT
Measuring Capacitor Health (tan δ vs ESR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-Capacitor-Health-tan-δ-vs-ESR/
Measuring Capacitor Health (tan δ vs ESR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/DTF4/HY0VFZFI/FZQDTF4HY0VFZFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/DTF4/HY0VFZFI/FZQDTF4HY0VFZFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/DTF4/HY0VFZFI/FZQDTF4HY0VFZFI.SMALL.jpg PedroDaGr8 One of the leading causes of early device death for electronics is the failure of one or more capacitors in the power supply. This is doubly true for devices that see high currents, run hot or have their boards in enclosed spaces. Devices such as LCD/Plasma TV's, computer power supplies and even old...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:53:22 PDT
How to measure a capacitor or an inductor with mp3 player http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-a-capacitor-or-an-inductor-with-mp3/
How to measure a capacitor or an inductor with mp3 player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/JS1L/HVKUHDFC/FPLJS1LHVKUHDFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/JS1L/HVKUHDFC/FPLJS1LHVKUHDFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/JS1L/HVKUHDFC/FPLJS1LHVKUHDFC.SMALL.jpg rihuang Here is a simple technique that can be used to measure precisely the capacitance and inductance of a capacitor and inductor without expensive equipment. The measurement technique is base on balanced bridge, and can be constructed easily from inexpensive resistors. This measurement technique measur...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 09:51:19 PDT
Variable Frequency Oscillator Using Relay and Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Frequency-Oscillator-Using-Relay-and-Capa/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 09:43:21 PDT
Make a Graphene Supercapacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Graphene-Supercapacitor/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 23:00:50 PDT
Camera flash capacitor HACK (old but still works) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-flash-capacitor-HACK-old-but-still-works/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 17:57:40 PDT
A Singing Tesla Coil - Part 1/3 - The coil itself http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-68/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:23:17 PDT
How to Make a Very Simple High Voltage Capacitor with Around the House Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Very-Simple-High-Voltage-Capacitor-w/
How to Make a Very Simple High Voltage Capacitor with Around the House Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IU56/HUCTRNYD/F6QIU56HUCTRNYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IU56/HUCTRNYD/F6QIU56HUCTRNYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IU56/HUCTRNYD/F6QIU56HUCTRNYD.SMALL.jpg asharkinwater Quality high voltage capacitors can range between $20-200 a piece. With some around the house supplies capacitors can be made for as little as a dollar each. Because of their versatility, having the knowledge to build capacitors could save you money the next time you're experimenting with high vol...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:34:26 PDT
Rail/Coil Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/RailCoil-Gun/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:41:37 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
Make a Capacitor with stuff you already have (how it works+calculations) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Capacitor-and-how-it-works-with-stuff-you-a/
Make a Capacitor with stuff you already have (how it works+calculations) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/6H2D/HS0D95IA/F3X6H2DHS0D95IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/6H2D/HS0D95IA/F3X6H2DHS0D95IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/6H2D/HS0D95IA/F3X6H2DHS0D95IA.SMALL.jpg assemblyrequired Capacitors are in electronics all around us. As a result, it is important to understand how they work, especially the simplest: the parallel plate capacitor. In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make your own, and I will also show you how they work, along with the calculations. Include...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:17:56 PST
How To Make A Fading Light Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fading-Light-Circuit/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 16:56:16 PST
cheap DIY robot hand shadow kit - robot that shadows the movement of your hand http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-DIY-robot-hand-shadow-kit-robot-that-shadows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SMALL.jpg something1 If you guys want to see more kits from me please support me here  http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-me-build-a-electronics-lab/piad http://www.clubjameco.com/index.php/projects/project_details/24/21110 buy it here http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=-1...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:33:51 PDT
Hand Wipe Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Wipe-Capacitor/
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 05:10:30 PDT
variable high-voltage capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/variable-high-voltage-capacitor/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:30:23 PDT
My First Circuit: A Blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Circuit-A-Blinking-LED/
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 06:40:36 PDT
usb capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-capacitor/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:55:10 PDT
Build Your Own "Turbo Time" 555 Timer Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Turbo-Time-555-Timer-Demonstration/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:29:04 PDT
Create a capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-small-working-capacitor/
Create a capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/02LB/HKBFBK9Q/F7E02LBHKBFBK9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/02LB/HKBFBK9Q/F7E02LBHKBFBK9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/02LB/HKBFBK9Q/F7E02LBHKBFBK9Q.SMALL.jpg argha halder today i am going to show you how to make a capacitor.it is super simple and works great!not like real capacitors but it works well for a handmade one.it is great science projects and classes and anyone can build it. it is the new version of the leyden jar.this handmade capacitor can store good amoun...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 01:09:35 PDT
Diy Capacitor Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Capacitor-Stylus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/9P36/HK1DERC7/FKL9P36HK1DERC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/9P36/HK1DERC7/FKL9P36HK1DERC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/9P36/HK1DERC7/FKL9P36HK1DERC7.SMALL.jpg dweatherly1 This is my first instructable so be gentle. Basically it is very simple, you use a capacitor some hot glue, a hollowed out sharpie and some black electrical tape.  Now I don't use a stylus much, I use my finger on my iphone, but went to buy one and I didn't want to pay $10 and up for something I ca...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 15:14:02 PDT
How to fix a broken monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-monitor/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 18:36:51 PDT
Small Bristlebot-Never Need Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Bristlebot-Never-Need-Batteries/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/A0IH/HHOFX972/FW6A0IHHHOFX972.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/A0IH/HHOFX972/FW6A0IHHHOFX972.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/A0IH/HHOFX972/FW6A0IHHHOFX972.SMALL.jpg macobt This bristlebot will run without batteries,it works with super capacitor that you charge with your power supply for about 1 minute and the bot will run 2-3minutes. Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my YOUTUBE channel:http://www.youtube.com/subsc...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:27:03 PDT