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Destroy a CD using high voltage

video Destroy a CD using high voltage
Destroying a Justin Bieber CD using a high voltage power supply.
elliot54452 months ago

great choice of singer to destroy.

cool
DJ Radio2 years ago
If you try this on a burned disc, does this mean you can burn it again?
Alex1M6 (author)  DJ Radio2 years ago
Sorry, can you re-phrase that?
MikB Alex1M62 years ago
He means: Will "erasing" the CD-R make a CD-R writeable once more.

Answer: No.
Alex1M6 (author)  MikB2 years ago
Oh I see now,

lol I hope he was only joking.
mlaiho Alex1M62 years ago
I think the joke is that you're (literally) burning a "burned" disc. :)
Alex1M6 (author)  DJ Radio2 years ago
No, the thin layer of metallised materiel gets vaporised rendering it useless.

But it is a good thing if you want to permanently erase a data-disc.
lemonie2 years ago

OK, it's good, what is the power-supply?

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Alex1M6 (author)  lemonie2 years ago
Thanks,

It was a flyback transformer with a HV capacitor connected in parallel across it to give the sparks more grunt.
lemonie Alex1M62 years ago

I works, cool-noises too.

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Pretty colors. Nice job
Alex1M6 (author)  fire_drakon1172 years ago
Thanks ( :
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