How to Protect Against an EMP.





Introduction: How to Protect Against an EMP.

In this instructable I am going to teach you how to protect your electronics against an EMP with stuff you can find around the house. You can watch the video or reed to typed instructions. All you need is two or three paper towels(or something non conductive to wrap around the device you want to protect), aluminum foil, and the electrical device you want to protect such as a cellphone, a laptop, a radio, or whatever else you want to protect. All you need to do is wrap the paper towel around the device to make sure it is completely covered then wrap it in aluminum foil.OPTIONAL you can wrap it with another layer of paper towels and and aluminum foil(you don't need more than three layers). That's it. Cheep, easy to do, and effective a wining combination!!! Please comment, favorite, and vote!!!



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I notice that you don't have anything about how to test it...

To test if this method works you can take a radio find a clear station... then wrap the radio (using the method above). If when the radio is wrapped it looses the signal then it works.

yeah, I am building an EMP and the capacitors aren't small camera capacitors, these are approximately 10 times bigger. And the battery is a tetrix 12v rather than 2 AA batteries. I may use my 2nd gen ipod for testing, I will get back to you with the results.

I forgot to put that in... I will try to edit the insturctable soon.

It would be appreciated if you could explain why that is helping :)

Thanks for the tip!!!

Why LOL?