Absolutely most-definitely don’t even think about trying this at home, but…definitely most-absolutely be sure to watch the video below to know what’s possible. I frankly had no idea a capacitor was capable of so much smoke. The 220µF capacitance rating can be seen on the lid of the component, but I don’t see a voltage rating so it’s unclear what they’re potentially pumping through the component – what appears to be a Nichicon electrolytic capacitor, possibly one of their large can type aluminum caps, maybe the LGL, LGM, or similar capacitor. Either way I’m all ԅ(☉Д☉)╮
(that little flash of electricity near the end is a nice touch too!)
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.