Years ago I built a simple tool so I could sample different capacitors in my guitar tone circuits to see which ones I liked best. It lets you hear several different types and values of capacitors, easily switching back and forth between them just by turning a knob!
In this video I show you how to build your own tester. There’s a complete list of parts and tools below, and also a download link for the full schematic & easy-to-follow build instructions.
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Detailed step-by-step instructions. Even if you’re a beginner at electronics projects, the video and PDF make this a great first project.
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All these highlighted tools are available in one Electronics Kit
These optional tools aren’t absolutely required but definitely come in very handy during the build.
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