By Samurai Appliance Repair Man,

Master Samurai

All capacitors are open circuits and, conversely, all open circuits are capacitors. Most techs also know that capacitors store a charge. Some techs know that capacitors block direct current. Yet capacitors are still used in DC circuits. Huh? How can capacitors be used in DC circuits if they block direct current? This short little Doodlecast should clear up your Capacitor Confusion! Come with me now on a journey of Total Appliance Enlightenment…

Clearing Up Capacitor Confusion for Appliance Repair Techs