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From: Jim Brown brownjim at airmail.net
Date: Tue Mar 23 06:18:53 CST 1999

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>Subject: Re: DPRG: super caps
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>I thought I might point out that there is a lot of drain on high capacity
>capacitors. Just thought I should mention it. You can look on the datasheet
>and figure it out.
>
>Matt Currie
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>"Robert L. Jordan" wrote:
>
>> Reeves,
>>
>> Jeff Koenig got some samples via his companies work but they sell for like
>> $26 each for 8 Farad.
>>
>> I don't what value they are but I decided on junking the Matchbopx XVcars
>> for the caps. they are about 1/2 inch by one inch and will drive a motor,
>> gears, car, wheels, and cat like tracks a long time on a 4.5 volt charge.
>> Motor must be a 3 volt motor.
>> If you like I'll estimate the capacitor Farads.
>>
>> Let me know if you find a source.
>>
>> Regards
>> Robert JOrdan
>>
>> J. Reeves Hall wrote:
>>
>> > What's the biggest super cap I can hope to find? Tanner only had a
>> > 220000 uF one and Digikey had a 3F (very expensive though). I figure
>> > I'll need 10F or so to make a working bot with any functionality... I
>> > guess I could resort to connecting several together (parallel, right?)
>> > but size is a concern...
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> > -Reeves
>> >
>> > --
>> > In a world without fences, why do we need Gates?
>> > Linux. Because I have better things to do than worry about Y2K.
>> > 10:01pm up 26 days, 8:20, 9 users, load average: 2.00, 2.14, 2.21
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