Category Archives: Components

Homemade Capacitors

Making a working homemade capacitor with mica, aluminum foil, and a 3D printer. Continue reading

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NeoPixels

NeoPixels make controlling RGB LEDs ridiculously easy. Continue reading

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EPROMs

EPROMs are electrically programmable, UV-erasable, and easy to interface with TTL circuits. Continue reading

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Batteries, visualized

Researchers at the University of Michigan have made a see-through battery to research battery physics and directly observe dendrite formation. Continue reading

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