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Discharge a Capacitor
# 5C30.211




Description: A bank of 6 5600 microfarad capacitors is charged up to 20 volts using a power supply, or, upon request, up to 45 volts using a bank of 9 volt batteries. Discharge with Aluminum bar to show the large spark and discuss the energy stored inside a capacitor.

Instructions: When using the power supply, make sure the voltage is between 0-16 volts and the voltage knob is turned up the whole way to get maximum charge on the capacitors.

Hazards: Please short the capacitor when finished!

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 1 hour

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