Cracking Open A Linksys Desktop Switch

Capacitor Collection

The main board relies upon several capacitors, several shown here in a close-up, to deliver bursts of energy when and where needed.

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About Erik Eckel

Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...