Introduction: Ways to Get Magnet Wire!
Beleive it or not, there are actually many things you can get magnet wire from. What is magnet wire? Magnet wire is a thin (usually around 20-30 AWG) wire that is used to pass electricity through to produce a magnetic field. Notice though, that some of the things on this list (marked with a "*") could be dangerous for the every day person to take apart, so do so with caution, because I am not responsible for any injuries or death from taking apart the things marked by a "*"
Things that have magnet wire
-Fans- Almost any fan you take apart will have LOTS of magnet wire.
-Computer moniter*- I'm talking about the OLD computer moniters, not the laptop moniters.
-Televisions*- Again, not the new flat screens, I mean the older ones.
-Transformers*- Almost any transformer will work. Although, good luck getting it out of the core.
-Digital alarm clocks- There is a small transformer inside with magnet wire.
Many other things also use magnet wire, but these are just a few. If you like, please vote for in the electronics tips and tricks contest!!!
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