How to Wire Capacitors?

Answer A capacitor is an electronic component that's like a short-term battery for storing electrical charge. Capacitors can be wired in parallel or series. For most automotive amplifier applications, ca... Read More »

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When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

How do you wire a 4 wire 110V appliance to a 3 wire wall plug?

Can you combine the black and red wire and connect it to the black wire from the house and have standard 110V service? Just take a little longer to cook?

Bad Capacitors in Motherboards?

Capacitors are components used to hold electric charges in all kinds of electronic circuits, including computers. As with resistors, capacitors are fundamental electronic building blocks, so circui... Read More »

How to Size Capacitors?

Capacitors are used in mobile stereo installations. There is a finite amount of power available to amplifiers from the car's battery. If the amplifier is too powerful or demands too much power from... Read More »