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Old 06-13-2008, 01:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
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A Capacitor works almost exactly like rechargeable battery.
Once it's charged up, it will discharge into the load at about the same rate as a battery.
(That's controlled by Ohms Law I=E/R).

The problem with caps is, they don't hold a lot of electrons. The run out of juice a lot faster.
A cap that would do the same job as your standard old car battery would be as big as a house..

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