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brass capacitive touch screen stylus questions Answered

hello everybody i recently purchased a samsung galaxy 2 tablet and tried to make a brass stylus for it only to find it would not work any ideas why?

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fidgety2

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caitlinsdad

5 years ago

I think brass tarnishes/oxidizes quite easily. You might want to check with a voltmeter or something but there may be a protective lacquer layer to keep it bright or it oxidized just enough making it nonconductive.