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Old 10-29-2013, 11:19 PM   #9
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Default Re: Remember the Vacuum Tube Era

Originally Posted by Caleb View Post
Yes I remember well at about the age of 12- I was given a tube radio left over from a garage sale. Didn't work so I took it apart and found a loose wire and got it working again. Quickly found out about capacitors too after getting the crap shocked out of me when I didn't leave unplugged for long enough before tinkering.
my current project has a boost circuit that bring up the voltage to 375v, imagine getting hit by that on the otherhand the cap belongs in the Good capacitor thread so i cant complain to much......

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