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A project log for Aluminium powered joule thief

A joule thief powered by an easy-to-make aluminium air cell.

will.stevenswill.stevens 07/09/2017 at 20:240 Comments

The aluminium can base is now very eroded. Electrolyte has begun to leak out. Because there is aluminium hydroxide dissolved in it, the electrolyte is sticky. The cell is still producing 2mW - enough to light the LED.