can i do anything fun/dangerous with a 30,000µF capacitor?

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  1. triggz

    triggz New Member

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    I found this thing in my old junk drawer.. its like the size of a energy drink almost :eek4: anything fun i can do with it? can i make a non-lethal doorknob shocker? :naughty:



    Mallory
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    30000MFD 15VDC
    POS + 85*C
    Max surge 20VDC
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    well, mF is diff from µF.

    So which do you mean?

    30,000 mF is 30 Farad
    30,000 µF is 0.03 Farad

    HUGE difference.
     
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    triggz New Member

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    my mistake, i thought I read that µF = MFD?

    "The term microfarad is used to note the storage capacity value of electrolytic capacitors and represents one millionth of a farad, or 0.000 001 farads. It is most often abbreviated µF, uF, UFD, MF, and MFD, although the latter two can be misleading, since it can be mistaken for millifarad. Since millifarad is almost never used in electronics engineering, this discrepancy is usually not a problem. "



    the cap says "30000MFD"
     
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  4. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Tongue-test it.
     
  5. Drewski

    Drewski New Member

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    are you a redneck?

    Yes > you shouldn't have a problem figuring out something dangerous to do with it

    No > find a redneck and let them have a go


    and whatever you do, for the love of god video tape it! make sure to record your name so the authorities don't have to waste their time figuring out who the dead body belongs to
     
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    worth Active Member

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    No such thing as a 30 Farad capacitor. :rofl:
     
  7. ekhunter

    ekhunter Underbite, WHAT???

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    tounge test, you only get a tiny shock
     

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