Friendly Capacitor Robot Charms

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Our own Maker Shed is having a sale on these excellent little capacitor robot charms handmade by ObviousFront from electronic components salvaged from discarded TVs, VCRs, and computers. Charming, indeed!
On a side note, ever wonder what exactly capacitors really do? There is no finer or cooler video online explaining the amazing capacitor than the one on our sister site, by the talented Collin Cunningham. Check it and learn!


I'm a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. I was an editor on the first 40 volumes of MAKE, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. In particular, covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

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