Monthly Archives: November 2017

5kJ capacitor bank fired at 12kVDC / 3.5kJ charge

Third experiment with the bank of 35 electrolytic capacitors connected in series. Results are better than theoretical estimate, which was 6000 A limited by ESR, so getting just over 7000 A is good, but the result is still a little … Continue reading

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Teardown of a IBM Blade server HS22V

Here I am doing a teardown on a IBM HS22V blade server dated back to 2010. The IBM BladeCenter HS22V blade server supports up to two multi-core Intel Xeon microprocessors and has eighteen memory-module slots, two SSD storage-drives bays, one … Continue reading

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