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  • Kev13 commented on Plasmana's instructable The Plasma Speaker6 months ago
    The Plasma Speaker

    My little knowledge of plasma speakers is they are higher frequency and might disappear in a box - think of them as tweeters (?)Given that, maybe UV blocking glass? Flat black V with a plate in front, like front _______\ / \ X / \ /X is the plasma, the rest a sort of open, vertical horn.....You've got a beautiful display potential, maybe make the front panel out of the UV glass? That'd probably be a lot cheaper and easier to find, too.You'd want a fairly full spectrum blocker - I expect these things spray a LOT of RF, but don't know that for sure. Any AM radio will help you find that out.I'll bet that plasma is hot enough to ignite most flammable material, so unless you can experiment, I'd avoid cloth!Best of luck wi...see more »My little knowledge of plasma speakers is they are higher frequency and might disappear in a box - think of them as tweeters (?)Given that, maybe UV blocking glass? Flat black V with a plate in front, like front _______\ / \ X / \ /X is the plasma, the rest a sort of open, vertical horn.....You've got a beautiful display potential, maybe make the front panel out of the UV glass? That'd probably be a lot cheaper and easier to find, too.You'd want a fairly full spectrum blocker - I expect these things spray a LOT of RF, but don't know that for sure. Any AM radio will help you find that out.I'll bet that plasma is hot enough to ignite most flammable material, so unless you can experiment, I'd avoid cloth!Best of luck with this - I hope it works out for you!

    Pretty lights, but don't look at them - plasma generates enough ultraviolet light to burn your retinas out...

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