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  • Pauly

    Nice job Lewinski! Nice reuse of parts.
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  • Matthew Lewinski

    Thanks for the shout out!

    Some notes:
    – I used a 1381C voltage trigger. I think I would use a higher value next time to allow more charge to accumulate.
    – The 4700 uF/16V caps I used are probably too bulky for that motor.

    I need to find another old CD player so I can make one with these revisions.