Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - high http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:37:51 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Portable Power Bank From an Old MacBook Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Power-Bank-From-an-Old-MacBook-Batter/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:50:18 PST
Big Sparks With Flyback Transformer (it shocked me) http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Sparks-With-Flyback-Transformer/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 07:40:53 PST
What's Inside? #5: 1250W LG Microwave? +Magnetron! (Salvaging Electronic Components) http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Inside-1250W-LG-Microwave-Magnetron/
What's Inside? #5: 1250W LG Microwave? +Magnetron! (Salvaging Electronic Components) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/OCA3/IEOPASNU/FX4OCA3IEOPASNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/OCA3/IEOPASNU/FX4OCA3IEOPASNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/OCA3/IEOPASNU/FX4OCA3IEOPASNU.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This is a microwave that I found on the street near my house.Lets take it apart!!!WARNING: Taking apart electronic devices is VERY DANGEROUS and especially a microwave!Please remember that I am a trained professional idiot at taking apart electronic devices, DO NOT take apart any kind of electronic ...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:07:13 PDT
555-Timer Logic Probe http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Logic-Probe/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:06:59 PDT
My Xbox Psu Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-Psu-As-Power-Supply/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:59:08 PDT
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-high-voltage-fly-swatter-mod/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:28:54 PDT
Easy Flyback Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Flyback-Driver/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:12:52 PDT
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/
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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
(This instructable is dead.) Singing Arc Plasma Speaker project - revision 2.0! http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Arc-Plasma-Speaker-project-revision-20/
(This instructable is dead.) Singing Arc Plasma Speaker project - revision 2.0! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/7B2U/GZHJPEVE/F877B2UGZHJPEVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/7B2U/GZHJPEVE/F877B2UGZHJPEVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/7B2U/GZHJPEVE/F877B2UGZHJPEVE.SMALL.jpg -max- UPDATE: This instructable will not ever be finished, as I have moved back to the 555 circuit with some major changes, and I incorporated this 'able into that one. Click here to see the finished one!Everything below is OUTDATED information, and has been modified and ported over to the older 555 versi...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:13:25 PDT
1kJ Homemade Railgun http://www.instructables.com/id/1kJ-Railgun/
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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/
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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
Weekend Projects: My ongoing Plasma Speaker (singing arc) project. http://www.instructables.com/id/build-a-singing-ark-plasma-speaker-ongoing-proj/
Weekend Projects: My ongoing Plasma Speaker (singing arc) project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/ADHL/IEIDCC9C/FD1ADHLIEIDCC9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/ADHL/IEIDCC9C/FD1ADHLIEIDCC9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/ADHL/IEIDCC9C/FD1ADHLIEIDCC9C.SMALL.jpg -max- This instructable will show you how to make a simple plasma speaker. A plasma speaker (or singing arc) is a device that generates a high voltage electrical discharge when we modulate to emit audible music. All the sound comes from the arc!Why?The advantages of using an arc to create audio is that it...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:55:24 PST
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
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/
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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/
Jacobs ladder high voltage and current - video - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
ZVS flyback driver photos http://www.instructables.com/id/My-ZVS-flyback-driver/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 21:14:11 PDT
Simple electronic fencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-electronic-fencer/
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By: Uglymudda

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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/
Ignition Coil High Voltage Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/0D15/GPBD3EKM/FV00D15GPBD3EKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/0D15/GPBD3EKM/FV00D15GPBD3EKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/0D15/GPBD3EKM/FV00D15GPBD3EKM.SMALL.gif LargeMouthBass A common automotive ignition coil can generate an output voltage on the order of 30,000 volts. This is a sufficient voltage to produce arcs which jump an air gap of an inch or more.  Driven properly they can also be used to create a Jacobs Ladder display Ignition coils are inexpensive and readily a...
By: LargeMouthBass

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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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By: grenadier

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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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By: Glenn781

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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 17:03:43 PDT
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 13:26:57 PDT
My Voltage Multiplier http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Voltage-Doubler/
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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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By: sdobbie

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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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By: Jimmy Proton

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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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By: TheDoci

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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/
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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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By: pyromadness

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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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By: DevCoder

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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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By: manekinen

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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:34:28 PST
DC-DC HV Boost Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-DC-HV-Boost-Converter/
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By: rwilsford07

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Sat, 20 Jun 2009 12:13:20 PDT
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
High Voltage Power Supply For Marx Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Power-Supply-For-Marx-Generator/
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By: Plasmana

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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:39:45 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/
Build a simple Marx Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/Q3VY/FKD1KHJY/FNLQ3VYFKD1KHJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/Q3VY/FKD1KHJY/FNLQ3VYFKD1KHJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/Q3VY/FKD1KHJY/FNLQ3VYFKD1KHJY.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Do you like the idea of tesla coils and other high voltage sparking stuff, but don't have the time, money or patience to build something that is elaborate? Well, here's a fun 'n' simple project that can make big, fat, noisy sparks at least 2 inches long, and can be built very quickly and cheaply. ...
By: Plasmana

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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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By: burningsuntech

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Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:28:26 PST