Brief capacitor discharge RC time constant circuit

Discharging a capacitor through a resistor provides a voltage curve that drops extremely fast at first and then very slowly towards the end of the discharge.

Brief circuit schematics with short video – List of pages

Diagram

Video below shows how I build this circuit on a breadboard.

Simple discharging capacitor RC time constant circuit schematic diagram by electronzap electronzapdotcom
Simple discharging capacitor RC time constant circuit schematic diagram by electronzap electronzapdotcom

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Quick discharging capacitor RC time constant circuit schematic to breadboard build and oscilloscope





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