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Jameco's cap popping video is the most popular Jameco video of all time. There's something about blowing up capacitors that's just plain fun. It reminded Jameco customer David Massey about a time in college when he literally blew away his roommate by popping a cap in his dorm room.
Find out what happened when this colossal capacitor exploded!
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One thing is clear, there is so much to love about electronics.
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Club Jameco Featured KitsPocket Power Supply Kit
A pocket sized power supply with a 9 volt input and a selectable output voltage. The output can be set in 1.5V intervals (1.5, 3, 4.5, 6) to mimic one to four 1.5V batteries. Perfect to be used at garage sales, flea markets and thrift stores to test electronics before you buy them.
Pocket Photodiode Geiger Counter
A DIY Geiger Counter that uses a PIN photodiode as a substitute for an expensive Geiger-Mueller tube. It detects alpha and beta radiation particles. The circuit is soldered onto a small protoboard and everything is placed in an aluminum enclosure.
The Gift Center
Jameco is the place for great gifts at great prices! We've highlighted a few of the top selling kits in the industry. We're positive you'll find the perfect gift for that special someone!
Educational Kitting Program
Learn more about Jameco's Educational Kitting Program and other educational opportunities.