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Picture of How to Build Slayer Exciter (mini Tesla Coil)
--------WARNING---------
The Slayer exciter creates an electromagnetic field that may negatively affect electronic equipment in the immediate area; including pacemakers. Exercise caution and common sense when operating a Slayer Exciter.
 
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Step 1: Parts list

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Items Needed:
-   At least a 6" long tube that's 1" in diameter, it must be hollow and non-conductive! I used a
     piece of PVC pipe. - ~$5
-   Box for Slayer exciter. - Free
-   Approximately 3' of 14 - 26 AWG wire. - ~$1
-   Approximately 100' of 30 AWG enamel wire. - ~$5
-   Some sort of round sphere to use as a top load. - ~$1
-   One 47,000 (47k) ohm resistor. - $1
-   Two UF4007 diodes. - $1
-   One TIP31C transistor. - $1
-   Screw terminals (Optional). - $1
-   Transistor heat sink (Recommended if exceeding 18 volts) - $3
Aviator1722 months ago

Is this not exactly (and I mean exactly the same instructable as ChipFix's, but with different pictures? Like, everything else is the EXACT same, down to the formatting.

amitchou26103 months ago

my ckt is not working what i do

Could you explain how a Slayer Exciter works in depth? Thank you :) ASAP

AnubhabC made it!11 months ago

Hey ,

I have used 2 nine volt batteries. 1 LED. about 1200 turns in L2 and 15 turns in primary coil(lower turns doesn't work properly). I am not sure of the value of the resistor i am using and no capacitor But the results are not satisfactory!

It is too weak as you can see in the images! What can i do? Whats your suggestions?? There is a detailed description here:https://in.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20...

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AnubhabC made it!11 months ago

Hey ,

I have used 2 nine volt batteries. 1 LED. about 1200 turns in L2 and 15 turns in primary coil(lower turns doesn't work properly). I am not sure of the value of the resistor i am using and no capacitor But the results are not satisfactory!

It is too weak as you can see in the images! What can i do? Whats your suggestions?? There is a detailed description here:https://in.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20...

WP_20140712_14_41_22_Pro.jpgWP_20140712_15_11_53_Pro.jpgWP_20140712_15_09_30_Pro.jpg
AnubhabC made it!11 months ago

Hey ,

I have used 2 nine volt batteries. 1 LED. about 1200 turns in L2 and 15 turns in primary coil(lower turns doesn't work properly). I am not sure of the value of the resistor i am using and no capacitor But the results are not satisfactory!

It is too weak as you can see in the images! What can i do? Whats your suggestions?? There is a detailed description here:https://in.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20...

WP_20140712_14_41_22_Pro.jpgWP_20140712_15_11_53_Pro.jpgWP_20140712_15_09_30_Pro.jpg
deba1681 year ago
Can i get plasma globe by using a light bulb instead of top load?
jmwells1 year ago
Well done! Much like how I've taught the theory.