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More Capacitors

Some half-dozen of the silver-topped, black-ringed metallic cylinders are located on this main board. Most all of the capacitors on this board are miniature radial electrolytic capacitors manufactured by Stone.

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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...

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