Is there any way to make a high voltage supply from a disposable camera?

I want to make a high voltage supply with a camera.It needs to produce more than 380 volts.

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if you take off the capacitor and solder two wires where it went and it constantly puts out a high voltage.
Get an old small Color TV and strip it till you get hold of the caphode ray tube . use the voltage from the camera to power the caphode ray tube . These give off thousands of volts . Better still, I saw an Instructable on how to power a small color TV with only a 1.5 volt battery . The TV uses a caphode ray tube which produce very high voltage
bylerfamily (author) 8 years ago
No,it is not only 1.5 volts.I have very easily gotten 330v from a disposable camera.And I get my cameras used&free from walmart.
sorry, i thought they only had an AA battery. I just looked on the internet, and that's what I found. I should have asked my dad. He knows all this stuff
bylerfamily (author)  creator 18 years ago
They do have a 1.5 volt battery but they also have a small transformer inside.
Its not a transformer, its a capacitor. Would everyone please know what they are talking about before they go an answer a question, thanks.
haha how ironic, youre obviously talking about yourself with that comment. The do have a transformer which provides the high voltage. The electrolytic capacitor which I assume you are talking about doesn't need to be there to produce a high voltage. It will, however, store the electricity and disharge it producing an an even nastier shock if you touch someone with it. (Great for coilguns)
bylerfamily (author)  NikonDork8 years ago
They have a capacitor,yes but they do have a transformer inside.
CameronSS8 years ago
bylerfamily (author)  CameronSS8 years ago
Not really...
bylerfamily (author)  CameronSS8 years ago
I mean more than that.
camb008 years ago
Supercaps?
NikonDork8 years ago
Actually, disposable cameras contain a rather decent capacitor. When I worked at a Film Developing place, we would have access to a whole 55 gallon plastic drum - full of disposable camera bodies. A coworker once harvested a ton of the capacitors from them and made a bank that would discharge with a loud pop. So you can achieve high voltages with them, but only briefly.