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    EEVblog 1482 – Mains Capacitor Zener Regulator Circuit

    A follow up to the previous video on repairing the heater. A viewer asked how the capacitor diode rectifier gave a 24V output. The key is in the zener regulator, so this vidoe looks at how mains powered zener voltage regulators work, and their limitations. X class capacitor and self ...

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    EEVblog 1481 – Dodgy Dangerous Heater REPAIR

    A heater that doesn’t heat up should be an easy and quick repair, right? RIGHT? This Arlec space heater also has a rather dodgy and product recall worthy dangerous construction! 00:00 – Arlec space heater 03:20 – PRODUCT RECALL TIME! 05:12 – Heater element measurement 07:31 – PCB inspection 11:31 ...

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    EEVblog 1480 – Lightyear Zero Solar Powered Electric Car

    Are solar powered electric cars viable? Let’s look at the Lightyear Zero solar powered electric car and examine the claims. Can you get a useless extended range by adding solar panels to an electric car? Dave just so happens to drive a solar powered electric car, so let’s find out! ...

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    EEVblog 1479 – Is Your Calculator WRONG?

    Is your calculator WRONG? It could be! Looking at the issue of implied multiplication and how it can affect your calculations. Why do some Casio and TI calculators give a different result to others? And why do they differ from your phone calculator, google calculator, or Wolfram Alpha? How Order ...

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