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Are Supercapacitors the better Batteries?

I have often wondered why use batteries and not supercapacitors. Supercapacitors are super like Superman or Superwoman. Otherwise, they only would be called “Capacitors.” Right? Where are they “super” and where not? Where can we use them, and how? And the most important question: Are they better than batteries?

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Maker Solar

Should You Build or Buy a 5V USB Portable Solar Power Charger?

In this video, GreatScott! takes a closer look at a commercial 5V USB portable solar power charger. After measuring its output power and pretty much “short reviewing” the product, I will try to make my own DIY version that should cost around the same while outputting more power! Let’s get started!

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Containers Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Server Based on Docker with VPN Remote Access and More

If you ever wanted to up your home networking game with backup to Dropbox and secure remote access from everywhere through your own VPN, all based on Docker containers, then check out what Andreas Spiess has done. In this video, he covers: Install Docker with many containers like Mosquitto, Node-Red, Grafana, influxDB, Postgres, Portainer, and […]

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