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June 2, 2017 AT 11:37 am

Inside the Red Slug Box on Vehicular Jump-Start Cables

Big Clive bought a $2 jump-start cable on ebay to investigate the red slug box that these ship with.

I was not expecting this:

Those are Vishay Schottky rectifier diodes, for which Big Clive also conducts a walkthrough for how they operate in general and for the application of jump-starting vehicles.

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