Instructables: exploring - - hv http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:24:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mini HV generator Made From Fujifilm/Kodak PowerFlash disposable cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-HV-generator-Made-From-FujifilmKodak-PowerFl/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:06:05 PDT
Vacuum bug zapper! (Updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-bug-zapper/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 08:04:54 PDT
Measure High Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-High-Voltage/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 08:12:51 PDT
High Voltage Lifter (Ionocraft) http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Lifter-Ionocraft/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:06:47 PDT
My 330V 78Joule Coilgun http://www.instructables.com/id/My-330V-78Joule-Coilgun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/NCXQ/GKS0T46H/FRLNCXQGKS0T46H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/NCXQ/GKS0T46H/FRLNCXQGKS0T46H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/NCXQ/GKS0T46H/FRLNCXQGKS0T46H.SMALL.jpg Mudbud I built this for a school project faire. It has slots for different size coils so I am not limited to one barrel. It has a custom built control box with: Power, HV in, 2 switches to control which capacitor bank to charge, and a firing switch... As you can see I also made the power supply too. I bou...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2011 13:27:51 PST
How to make a Voltage multiplier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Voltage-multiplier/
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 12:57:15 PST
My Voltage Multiplier http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Voltage-Doubler/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YWMC/GKLJ6G3S/FNWYWMCGKLJ6G3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YWMC/GKLJ6G3S/FNWYWMCGKLJ6G3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YWMC/GKLJ6G3S/FNWYWMCGKLJ6G3S.SMALL.jpg Mudbud <br /> This is my Voltage doubler I made, it takes 16VAC and puts out 100VDC (pulsed)
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:51:33 PST
Building a solid state tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-solid-state-tesla-coil/
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:00:55 PST
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZVS-Driver/
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 02:58:10 PDT
ZVS Flyback Driver - Video http://www.instructables.com/id/ZVS-Flyback-Driver-Video/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WO1C/G9NH8XA5/FXRWO1CG9NH8XA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WO1C/G9NH8XA5/FXRWO1CG9NH8XA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WO1C/G9NH8XA5/FXRWO1CG9NH8XA5.SMALL.jpg Plasmana It has been a long time since I have posted anything, lol. I have recently got more sealed lead acid batteries so I can now power my ZVS flyback driver up to 36 volts! I will try find some time to make an instructable about making one of those beast, at the moment, I can show the vid of it working....
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Sat, 29 May 2010 15:40:40 PDT
Audio Modulated Solid State Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Modulated-Solid-State-Tesla-Coil/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/EBFI/GP7II2NO/FRGEBFIGP7II2NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/EBFI/GP7II2NO/FRGEBFIGP7II2NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/EBFI/GP7II2NO/FRGEBFIGP7II2NO.SMALL.jpg Xellers Here is a video of my new SSTC, this test is only at 24 volts, and its already over an inch long, hopefully, it will be much more impressive at full power. Here is a video of the coil running in audio modulation mode at 90 volts (this was an earlier test, so the arcs became longer later on) F...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:30:26 PST
Leyden jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Leyden-jar/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:24:44 PST
ARC tube experiments! mini 2w arctube http://www.instructables.com/id/ARC-tube-experiments-mini-2w-arctube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/6I13/FYTCHB12/FE76I13FYTCHB12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/6I13/FYTCHB12/FE76I13FYTCHB12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/6I13/FYTCHB12/FE76I13FYTCHB12.SMALL.jpg 12V i had loads of broken fuses and ccfl inverters so i made an arc lamp!
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 07:51:26 PDT
high voltage joule thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/high-voltage-joule-thief/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 09:09:45 PDT
The mini electrostatic generator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-mini-electrostatic-generator/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2009 01:35:10 PST
Wine Bottle Capacitors http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Capacitors/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:24:22 PST
Step By Step Plans to Building a 250,000 Volt Tesla Coil. (REVISED VERSION) http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-By-Step-Plans-to-Building-a-250000-Volt-Tesl/
Step By Step Plans to Building a 250,000 Volt Tesla Coil. (REVISED VERSION) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SMALL.jpg Tesla Coiler In this Step-By-Step process I will explain 1. How a Spark Gap Tesla Coil works. 2. The parts you will need. 3. The price of each part. 4. Safety. The Parts That You Will Need. The parts you will need to build a tesla coil: 1. 6500 volt 23 milli amp transformer found at amazing1.com 2. 10,000 ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2009 14:26:04 PST
Step By Step Plans To Building A 250,000 Volt Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tesla-Coil/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 22:02:36 PST
How To Make A High Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-High-Voltage-Power-Supply/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2008 17:15:55 PST
How to build a simple Plasma Rifle aka Electrothermal Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-Plasma-Rifle-aka-Electrother/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 11:43:10 PST
re(updated) Simple flyback driver http://www.instructables.com/id/reupdated-Simple-flyback-driver/
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