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Re: Pismo status

On Sat, 27 May 2000, Knut Suebert wrote:
> If it is so, there's no need for the following: one extra feature of some
> bicycle's lamps is to load power into a condensator(?) (or what ever it
> is). If the electricity from the dynamo is missing during stops, the
> thing is unloading, keeping the lamp burn for a while.

In German and Dutch it's called a condensator, in English a capacitor. And you
preferably add a diode to prevent the capacitor from discharging through the
dynamo (hmm, something tells me this should be generator...).



Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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