Power with one wire

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by arthur92710, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. arthur92710

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    Ok I have a circuit on a breadboard with 1 wire connecting to it (should be +12dcv) it has a zener diode a resistor and a led. when I touch the led and zener the led lights up. How does that happen? Im uploading a video so that you can see.

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    how would i lose these?
     
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    All hail St. Vidicon and rational thought!
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