Off Grid Home Forums Technical Discussion Using capacitors instead of a battery Re: Using capacitors instead of a battery


I cant watch the vid due to connection but i could probably offer

some comment.

capacitors are capeable of storing energy so it would be possible

to do something on a small scale small led lights etc.

large scale (house usage)i dont think they have the energy storage

density that lead acids do.

and on a large scale capacitors would be very dangerous they have little

or no internal resistance unlike a battery so they can dump there entire

charge in an instant.

most of us have dropped something metal across the terminals of a lead acid

battery to be rewared with huge sparking and a big fright.

a similar accident on a large capacitor bank would probably literaly

vaporise a large tool and or explode.