The Spark Killer!

Salvaging electronics do not only work for supplying your hobby with cheap parts, also cheap laugh 🙂

Here is a on/off switch from a 1980’s transistor radio, having a capacitor across the AC terminals is not strange and will protect the circuit in some degree from surges on the power distribution network.

But naming such capacitor a Spark Killer on the PCB is something new to see for me

sparkkiller

Have a nice weekend, I certainly have one 🙂

About Mads Barnkob

Electrician, programmer, experimenter and amateur scientist with experience in industry automation, programming and all kinds of high voltage generating electronics. Administrator of www.kaizerpowerelectronics.dk and the high voltage community forum www.highvoltageforum.net
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One Response to The Spark Killer!

  1. Alex says:

    That is certainly an interesting find you have there! Maybe it is an inside joke between the circuit/PCB design team?

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