Why it’s not possible to synchronize turn signals (but also absolutely is)

From Technology Connections.

Use your blinkers.

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Aging Wheels’ video on my Figaro:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE2dKZ492TA
My old turn signal video:
https://youtu.be/O1lZ9n2bxWA
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00:00 Intro
01:15 History of turn signals
02:35 Basic controls overview
04:44 Turn signal switch
05:30 The Thermal Flasher
07:13 Mechanism and operation
09:24 Why synchronization isn’t possible
11:41 Modern flasher design (capacitor)
15:47 LEDs and a public service announcement
20:12 Electronic flasher (aftermarket)
21:21 OEM electronic flashers
22:53 Hyperflashing
24:55 Modern cars and what changed
29:29 Computerization and CAN bus
31:45 The Answer – What that means for turn signals
33:10 Fun Facts and closing thoughts
35:25 Bloopers