Example application Monster Truck Madness

Radio Control Full Function Nissan Frontier with 9.6V Battery and Charger (27 MHz)

by Scientific Toys Ltd

A POD unit could be fitted onto the back of this truck, significantly extending the rather short battery life of 30-45 minutes. The POD enhanced battery life would really be dependant upon the quality of your engineering, so much as any inherent limitation in the POD performance curve. This is a simple example of how much good clean fun is to be had with POD technology - I am sure you can think up many others.

Suppliers of interest - Links do not constitute an endorsement, use at own risk

Ring magnet supplier

Nice range offered

http://www.mcmaster. com/

Useful general supplier, enameled wire, etc

Radio Shack

Well known supplier - but not the cheapest

http://www.newark.com/

1uF 250v metal film caps - capacitor type guide

http://www.digikey.com/

Electronics supplier - 'Quality components superior service'

http://www.allelectronics.com/

Electronics supplier - 'Serving the electronics industry since 1967'

http://sales.goldmine-elec.com/

Electronics supplier 'The lowest prices available on components'

http://www.vishay.com/products/capacitors

Capacitor product guide with regional supplier info

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Farnell | Magnetsales

2 English suppliers, for electric components and ceramic magnets

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