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can you safely convert ac to dc with a single diode? Answered

So im wondering can you convert ac to dc with a diode on a ac only output and not have ac leak through your though the ground? Or does it not leak.

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randofo

4 weeks ago

You cannot do it with a single diode. You need four diodes arranged as a bridge rectifier. You can learn more about bridge rectifiers in Step 3 of this project:
https://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-Flashlight/