Introduction: Mini Plasma Gun Under $5

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Who doesn't like to have a plasma gun /tesla gun. I loved it from childhood and always wanted to make one .
In this Instructables, I will show you how to make a mini plasma gun at your home .
It is very easy and even a layman can make it .
This plasma gun is extremely powerful and can burn wood ,and paper .
you can use it scare people in this Halloween.

Step 1: Gather the Parts

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Some of the parts are salvaged and some of them are bought , i will share both purchase links and a way to salvage them .

Step 2: Connections

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The Connections are very simple
The 18650 battery is connected to the tp4056 battery terminals.
That is positive to Bat + and negative to Bat -
The next connection is the Output Connection
the output is coming through a DW 01 chip which protects the battery from under voltage
Simply connect the Out + to the tactile switch and the other end of the tactile switch to the Boost converter positive end .
The next is the connection between Out - to the negative of the boost converter .

Step 3: Attaching the Screws/ Nails

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The next job is to attach a nail at the output , just strip some wire and wind it on the screw.
you can use nails or needle also . All it needs is aa sharp edge to make the sparks flow the pointed part .
After winding the nails it's necessary to insulate those parts preventing charge to flow , from there.
I used some heat shrink and electrical tapes to do it .

Step 4: Gluing Everything and Having Fun

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The last step would be to glue up everything , firstly the screws need to be glued on the step-up converter, apply a sufficient amount of glue else the nails will fall apart. You can also use some tape to hold it .
Next apply glue to the step up converter and attach the holder to the converters end. Now your plasma gun is ready give it a Shot and enjoy it.
I also tried some light trails with the plasma :D

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Aneriah (author)2017-09-30

The charge module link and the charge module in the video are two different things. I already bought the link charge module what do I do?

electronic_artist_ (author)2016-09-27

brother nice work...???
but that☝ 400kv transformer cost 1269 rs in india ..

yes , you can try to bring from china

JunezRiyaz (author)2016-09-28

Cool work

geekrex (author)JunezRiyaz2016-11-01


Kidhacker (author)2016-10-01

would it be safe against a human

geekrex (author)Kidhacker2016-11-01

seriously ???
Offcourse no

Korzer made it! (author)2016-10-05

I made one in a cigarette Box. Man I just crapped my pants as I turned on that little badass. It's quite simple but I was afraid to blow it up. Is there any danger of explosion? I mean, that's all Chinese Stuff

geekrex (author)Korzer2016-11-01

Did you used the tp4056 with protection ? then no issue , but u can get shook :P

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