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Chapter 23 Electrifying Induction

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Deliver a small shock with a common transformer.

Before we dive in to tinker, let’s consider safety first. Electricity is invisible, like air, and quite a bit more dangerous. To live long into your golden years, you’d do well not to touch any random wires or electrical boxes, or anything electrical at all that’s wet. Many houses here in Timor use small electrical pumps to draw water from shallow wells, and the combination of low-quality electrical connections, leaky water works, and no safety code has resulted in a heartbreaking number of deaths. So here is your warning:

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