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Cracking Open Fuji's FinePix Z1 Digital Camera

Flash And Capacitor

The Fuji's flash is powered by a large capacitor (the dark black cylinder positioned in the middle of this photograph). To the immediate left of the actual flash (top-center) sits the camera's self-timer lamp.

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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...