Diagram of the SCR Powerblock Tester I designed and built. Designed and tested with iCircuit on an iPad. Note: not show in the schematic but the actual tester has two amp panels for current readout see video here https://www.kevingittemeier.com/scr-tester-homemade-diy-scr-powerblock-tester/
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