Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - high http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:48:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Coilgun http://www.instructables.com/id/Coil-Gun/
Coilgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/BR15/HY7392YG/F62BR15HY7392YG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/BR15/HY7392YG/F62BR15HY7392YG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/BR15/HY7392YG/F62BR15HY7392YG.SMALL.jpg Djnix I came up with my own design so I'm not going to tell you how to do yours. I only ask that you cover any exposed wires to prevent electrical shock. The voltage is high enough to Hurt you badly. Materials PVC Charging circuitProjectileThyristor WiresTrigger switchHot glue400v capacitors (I used 82...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:55:45 PDT
Rail/Coil Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/RailCoil-Gun/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:41:37 PDT
Wake Up Light 10+ Watt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Light-10-Watt-LED/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:01:53 PDT
100 000 volt flyback setup http://www.instructables.com/id/100-000-volt-flyback-setup/
100 000 volt flyback setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PONJ/HR0AU83Y/FS9PONJHR0AU83Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PONJ/HR0AU83Y/FS9PONJHR0AU83Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PONJ/HR0AU83Y/FS9PONJHR0AU83Y.SMALL.jpg Magnetron so i am one of those people who want's high voltage but don't have the buck's to buy one of those expensive neon sign transformers so i stumbled on to one of this guy's idea on how to build a simple flyback driver with a cfl ligt i hope he will forgive me for kind of steeling this idea but with his ...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 06:45:19 PST
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-and-Easiest-Way-to-Drive-your-Flyback/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST
Singing Arc Plasma Speaker project - revision 2.0! http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Arc-Plasma-Speaker-project-revision-20/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:13:25 PDT
1kJ Homemade Railgun http://www.instructables.com/id/1kJ-Railgun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/X5Y0/HJKBZ580/F22X5Y0HJKBZ580.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/X5Y0/HJKBZ580/F22X5Y0HJKBZ580.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/X5Y0/HJKBZ580/F22X5Y0HJKBZ580.SMALL.jpg marcrigter I have made a picture and caption instructable of how to make this: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Homemade-Railgun/ This is a 1kJ railgun that I made for my high school science fair project, using a 15600uF capacitor bank. I wanted to determine what proportion of the energy in the cap...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:04:37 PDT
Passive Filter Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-Filter-Circuits/
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 03:13:46 PDT
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter ) http://www.instructables.com/id/building-the-poor-mans-mini-tesla-coil-slayer-exc/
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SMALL.jpg -max- A slayer exciter is basically a small solid state tesla coil, usually a one transistor design. The circuitry for it is simple. One of the first things anyone who has built a joule thief will notice, is that the circuitry is very similar. The biggest difference is that the small transformer or induct...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:34:24 PDT
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Emergency-Phone-Charger-MacGyver-Style/
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this video, you'll learn how to "MacGyver" a 40 Watt Electrical Generator from a cordless drill and a few household items.  Here's how to charge a phone, illuminate small lights, and make electricity in a pinch. For more projects like this, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
Make a small, but powerful 30KV Van De Graaff generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-small-Van-De-Graaff-generator/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:53:37 PST
Jacob's Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacobs-Ladder-1/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:09:38 PDT
Lithium Polymer Etiquette: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with LiPo http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Polymer-Etiquette/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 20:05:00 PDT
How To Make an Optocoupler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Optocoupler/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:43:34 PDT
Reverse Engineering an Electric Fence Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-an-Electric-Fence-Charger/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 10:56:00 PDT
Solid State Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-State-Tesla-Coil/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2012 18:33:04 PST
Efficient PWM driver (flyback or other applications) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ultimate-PWM-driver-for-many-applications/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 09:48:32 PDT
2n3055 flyback transformer driver for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/2n3055-flyback-transformer-driver-for-beginners/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:36:21 PDT
Some of my plasma speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/555-timer-based-plasma-speaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/PT1I/GYW6GNYR/FT8PT1IGYW6GNYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/PT1I/GYW6GNYR/FT8PT1IGYW6GNYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/PT1I/GYW6GNYR/FT8PT1IGYW6GNYR.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 Plasma speaker using a flyback transformer. It uses an SG3525 chip to switch two MOSFET's in a half-bridge fashion. You can make one using a simple 555 timer circuit here http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-modulated-flyback-transformer-driver/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 20:57:41 PDT
Jacobs ladder high voltage and current - video http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacobs-badder-video/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/VG08/GS3BEBRY/FPYVG08GS3BEBRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/VG08/GS3BEBRY/FPYVG08GS3BEBRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/VG08/GS3BEBRY/FPYVG08GS3BEBRY.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 A Jacobs ladder powered by my ZVS flyback driver. Using two bare conductors parallel from each-other with a small gap at the bottom and getting wider, as the ionised air heats up the arc will rise as the ionised air does until the gap gets too wide to support the arc when it will break. The proce...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 07:06:49 PDT
Easy, quick and cheap homemade high voltage capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-high-votlage-capacitor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/C4A2/GRTHTBZC/FZAC4A2GRTHTBZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/C4A2/GRTHTBZC/FZAC4A2GRTHTBZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/C4A2/GRTHTBZC/FZAC4A2GRTHTBZC.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 Homemade high voltage capacitor made from aluminium foil and plastic container lids.
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 03:41:02 PDT
ZVS flyback driver photos http://www.instructables.com/id/My-ZVS-flyback-driver/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/3HS1/GRTHXQFL/FN63HS1GRTHXQFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/3HS1/GRTHXQFL/FN63HS1GRTHXQFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/3HS1/GRTHXQFL/FN63HS1GRTHXQFL.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 Photos of my ZVS flyback driver and some information added in the image notes.
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 10:37:39 PDT
Homemade high voltage pulse transformer video http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemde-high-voltage-pulse-transformer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/54IN/GRTHP8QW/FE954INGRTHP8QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/54IN/GRTHP8QW/FE954INGRTHP8QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/54IN/GRTHP8QW/FE954INGRTHP8QW.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 I made this by winding lots of 40SWG wire around a PVC pipe and then covering it in electrical tape. I then used some 2.5mm2 house wiring cable as a primary coil and pulsed 1.2kV DC using one of those hand-held bug zappers through a spark gap and a timing capacitor of 0.047uF and the result is a hig...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 06:21:05 PDT
ZVS flyback transformer video http://www.instructables.com/id/ZVS-flyback-transformer-video/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/LACQ/GROOOPMQ/FZMLACQGROOOPMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/LACQ/GROOOPMQ/FZMLACQGROOOPMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/LACQ/GROOOPMQ/FZMLACQGROOOPMQ.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 My ZVS flyback transformer driver operating on 24V. I am using two 12v sealed lead acid battery's in series for 24V for the power source. What happens if you put salt on the electrodes?
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 21:14:11 PDT
Simple electronic fencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-electronic-fencer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HDE7/GPLJ21F3/F1GHDE7GPLJ21F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HDE7/GPLJ21F3/F1GHDE7GPLJ21F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HDE7/GPLJ21F3/F1GHDE7GPLJ21F3.SMALL.jpg Uglymudda I have two jack russle dogs who love to rip up flowers, much to my partners annoyance, so I desided to have a root around in my project parts box and see what I could come up with. Low and behold I found that I had an old ignition coil from an old retired Mercedes car of mine, all I needed to do w...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 13:31:11 PDT
Ignition Coil High Voltage Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Ignition-Coil-High-Voltage-Display/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:15:43 PDT
How to make a fryback! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fryback/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 13:57:19 PDT
Flyback plasma speaker with 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Flyback-plasma-speaker-with-555/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 17:03:43 PDT
Simple High Voltage Flyback inverter [without feedback coil] http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Flyback-inverter/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:33:37 PDT
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 13:26:57 PDT
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
Quick and easy step up transformer driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-step-up-transformer-driver/
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 12:41:15 PST
How to find the primary and the secondary coils of a FlyBack transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-find-the-primary-and-the-secondary-coils-of/
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Thu, 23 Dec 2010 21:54:47 PST
Simple/powerful Flyback Driver from a Computer SMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplepowerful-Flyback-Driver-from-a-Computer-SMP/
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Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:02:53 PDT
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZVS-Driver/
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By: Plasmana

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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....
By: Plasmana

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Sat, 29 May 2010 15:40:40 PDT
Variable voltage ignition coil power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-voltage-ignition-coil-power-supply/
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Sun, 9 May 2010 14:01:46 PDT
How to Make a Table-Top Van de Graaff Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-Top-Van-de-Graaff-Generator/
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Sun, 25 Apr 2010 14:03:45 PDT
Repair dead AVR's - Attiny fusebit doctor (HVSP) http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-Attiny-fusebit-doctor-HVSP/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:34:28 PST
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-Transmission-Over-Short-Distances-U/
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT
Make an Ultra Simple High Voltage Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Ultra-Simple-High-Voltage-Generator/
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By: Plasmana

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Tue, 16 Sep 2008 07:07:58 PDT
Build a simple Marx Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-simple-Marx-Generator/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:21:06 PDT
High Voltage Multiplier http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Multiplier/
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Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:28:26 PST
Monitor Hack - Security System! http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Hack---Security-System!/
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Tue, 28 Aug 2007 21:08:18 PDT
Capacitor Charger/Coilgun V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-ChargerCoilgun-V2.0/
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Thu, 24 May 2007 14:53:09 PDT
re(updated) Simple flyback driver http://www.instructables.com/id/reupdated-Simple-flyback-driver/
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By: Alex McCown

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Fri, 6 Apr 2007 14:47:37 PDT