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What can I do with a large Capacitor? Answered

My Digital camera crapped out on me a while back and I started taking it apart to see if I could figure out what was wrong. No luck. BUT, I did find a 300V 190uF capacitor that was used for the flash. Any Ideas as to what I can use it for?


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Jack A Lopez
Jack A Lopez

10 years ago

Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your digital camera. I hope you find a new one.

It seems like the usual thing those large capacitors, and the rest of the flash circuit, are re-used for is for making a "coil gun" or some related pulsed power device.  Moreover the usual strategy is to get these parts from cheap disposable cameras, but I guess broken cameras will work too. See: