Instructables: exploring - technology - high voltage http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:54:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Battery Powered Static Nixie Tube Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Nixie-Tube/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:34:37 PST
How to make a High Power 555 flyback driver http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-High-Power-555-flyback-driver/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 18:44:34 PST
"Easy" Made Railgun http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Made-Railgun/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:24:18 PDT
GU-81 VTTC http://www.instructables.com/id/GU-81-VTTC/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:31 PDT
Wimshurst Electrostatic Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Wimshurst/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:35:16 PDT
High Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Power-Supply/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:21:58 PDT
Mini high voltage supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-high-voltage-supply/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:56:22 PDT
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-High-Voltage-Capacitor-for-Tesla-Coil/
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SMALL.jpg kdomjan This is my instructable on DIY HV Capacitors and how to make them.Please follow all instructions step-by-step if you have any questions feel free to ask.For more Experiments with high voltage visit:http://isparktube.com/ What do you need to make HV Cap? All what you need is :ACRYLIC PLASTIC SHEET...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:14:14 PDT
The Ultimate Electric Man Device http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Man/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:24:48 PDT
OMHVPS - One more high voltage power supply (0-1.5KV) http://www.instructables.com/id/OMHVPS-One-more-high-voltage-power-supply-0-15KV/
OMHVPS - One more high voltage power supply (0-1.5KV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SMALL.jpg abizar I needed a 1-2 KV power supply for capillary electrophoresis experiments. Serendipitously, I saw a couple of high voltage power supply modules in a pile of electronics junk at the De Anza flea market in Cupertino. Picked up both. The seller did say that he had no idea if these worked. One was marked...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:01:50 PDT
Small Wimshurst generator from cardboard and CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Wimshurst-generator-from-cardboard-and-CDs/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:21:18 PDT
High Voltage Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Safety/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:12:59 PDT
12V-180kV: A Battery Powered Marx Generator (and introduction to electronics) http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-180kV-A-Battery-Powered-Marx-Generator-and-int/
12V-180kV: A Battery Powered Marx Generator (and introduction to electronics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SMALL.jpg supercapacitor If you're reading this Instructable, one thing is probably true: you're interested in high voltage! If so, you've come to the right place; Marx Generators can satisfy your thirst for sparks, bangs, and thrill. I made this Marx Generator several years ago, but it went out of commission after some exp...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:46:17 PDT
AVR High voltage programming (Fuses rescue) http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-High-voltage-programming-Fuses-rescue/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:24:23 PDT
Opto-Isolator Homemade (9 - 35 Volts with Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Opto-Isolator-Homemade/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 07:31:47 PDT
Grenedier's Plasma Speaker Revisted http://www.instructables.com/id/Grenediers-Plasma-Speaker-Revisted/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 02:25:24 PDT
DIY High Voltage Mesurement http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Voltage-Mesurement/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:17:21 PDT
A Singing Tesla Coil - Part 1/3 - The coil itself http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-68/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:23:17 PDT
How to Make a Very Simple High Voltage Capacitor with Around the House Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Very-Simple-High-Voltage-Capacitor-w/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:34:26 PDT
How to use Plotly MATLAB/Octave API http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Plotly-MATLABOctave-API/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:38:50 PDT
Electromagnetic cannon (coil gun) http://www.instructables.com/id/ELECTROMAGNETIC-CANNON-coil-gun/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:16:42 PDT
High Voltage Power Supply from Laser Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Power-Supply-from-Laser-Printer/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 05:28:05 PST
Homemade X-ray Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-X-ray-Source/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:12:10 PST
High Voltage Power Supply for Nixie and Valve Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Power-Supply-for-Nixie-and-Valve-Tube/
High Voltage Power Supply for Nixie and Valve Tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/HI2X/HO236OMT/F3THI2XHO236OMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/HI2X/HO236OMT/F3THI2XHO236OMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/HI2X/HO236OMT/F3THI2XHO236OMT.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Since in last years nixies displays attracted my attention so much that I bought many of them, I finally managed to design a good power supply and my nixie clock is on the way... [UPDATE: done! read instructable here) With this circuit you can test a nixie display, or power a multiplexed nixie clock...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:17:45 PST
Finishing Details for the Electrostatic Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Finishing-Details-for-the-Electrostatic-Turbine-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/TCHK/HNVJ1RAQ/FHTTCHKHNVJ1RAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/TCHK/HNVJ1RAQ/FHTTCHKHNVJ1RAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/TCHK/HNVJ1RAQ/FHTTCHKHNVJ1RAQ.SMALL.jpg brazilero2008    Finishing details for my electrostatic turbine (EST) described in a previous tutorial (http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Electrostatic-Turbine-Made-from-Recyclabl/) are provided here. The EST is a motor that uses a high voltage DC power supply, such as a Van de Graaff generator, high poten...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:54:12 PST
Double Helix Jacob's Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Helix-Jacobs-Ladder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/NKCZ/HN8283NF/FI6NKCZHN8283NF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/NKCZ/HN8283NF/FI6NKCZHN8283NF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/NKCZ/HN8283NF/FI6NKCZHN8283NF.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This week I built a Jacob's Ladder in a double helix shape!  You'll need a neon sign transformer, a block of wood, and some 1/4" copper tubing. Warning: Do not touch the terminals or tubing while the transformer is plugged in!  One of these transformers has enough power to stop your heart so be sur...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 09:23:00 PDT
variable high-voltage capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/variable-high-voltage-capacitor/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:30:23 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
Plasma ray in a jar at very low pressure. http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-ray-in-a-jar-at-very-low-pressure/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/YMZH/HJ604XEZ/F7IYMZHHJ604XEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/YMZH/HJ604XEZ/F7IYMZHHJ604XEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/YMZH/HJ604XEZ/F7IYMZHHJ604XEZ.SMALL.jpg bubal As soon as I drecrease the pressure in a vacuum chamber (jam jar) the sparks begin to flow from the two electrodes. The electrodes are two nails and the electricity comes from two 9 volts batteries pulsated with a relay to a car ignition coil. When I stop the vacuum pump, the pressure rises again an...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:27:14 PDT
Mini Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Tesla-Coil-1/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:30:39 PDT
350kv Van de Graaff Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/350kv-Van-de-Graaff-Generator/
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:16:54 PDT
Getting Useful Bits from a Microwave Oven #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Useful-Bits-from-a-Microwave-Oven-1/
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 11:12:19 PDT
The 300 Volt Steampunk Plasma Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/The-300-Volt-Steampunk-Plasma-Lantern/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 08:14:07 PST
How to make a high capacitance High voltage capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-high-capacitance-High-voltage-capaci/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DMPH/HA4M8D9A/F86DMPHHA4M8D9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DMPH/HA4M8D9A/F86DMPHHA4M8D9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DMPH/HA4M8D9A/F86DMPHHA4M8D9A.SMALL.jpg grim3271 Hi Materials needed Patience Glue Aluminum foil Plastic or wax paper sheet wire Box(optional) Any sort of tape 2 bolts and nuts I'm vey tired while writing this so please post a comment about any grammer error you find thank you. So now i am using 2 3 inches wide 10 meters long pieces of FINE alu...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 11:24:51 PST
Super Simple Powerful Flyback Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Powerful-Flyback-Driver/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:52:51 PDT
simple electronic high voltage shocker device http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-electronic-high-voltage-shocker-device/
simple electronic high voltage shocker device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8YQK/H82UESNT/F4R8YQKH82UESNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8YQK/H82UESNT/F4R8YQKH82UESNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8YQK/H82UESNT/F4R8YQKH82UESNT.SMALL.jpg resistanceisfutileiflessthan1ohm High voltages allow you to do interesting things with electric currents, although the device i will show you how to make can reach 450V and cause mild shocks it will not allow you to create tesla coils etc in it's current form. It will however make sparks about a millimetre long if you look carefull...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:07:34 PDT
Jacob's Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacobs-Ladder-1/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:09:38 PDT
Make this Electrostatic Motor From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrostatic-Motor-From-Toy-Horseshoe/
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 20:21:50 PDT
Lifter or ionolet... http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifter-or-ionolet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/TM6S/H6DWVJ42/FRBTM6SH6DWVJ42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/TM6S/H6DWVJ42/FRBTM6SH6DWVJ42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/TM6S/H6DWVJ42/FRBTM6SH6DWVJ42.SMALL.jpg rkorion Lifter or ionolet - easy flying model that uses the effect Biefeld - Brown to create lift. Typically design consists of a light frame of balsa or foam, a thin metal wire, ionizing molecules of air, and a wide second electrode, which is an equipotential surface, such as a thin metal foil. Different v...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:32:21 PDT
Simple Jacob's Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Jacobs-Ladder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/R2A6/H58NIO2D/FPPR2A6H58NIO2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/R2A6/H58NIO2D/FPPR2A6H58NIO2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/R2A6/H58NIO2D/FPPR2A6H58NIO2D.SMALL.jpg Higgs Boson Here is a very simple jacob's ladder you can make using a neon sign transformer (non GFI) and some stuff around the house. Jacob's ladders are very interesting and fun to make and use. First the Safety. Do not touch the electrodes of the ladder during operation and be very careful with your power s...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:45:47 PDT
Staying alive while playing with high voltages http://www.instructables.com/id/Staying-alive-while-playing-with-high-voltages/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/XHI7/H5408EMX/FHUXHI7H5408EMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/XHI7/H5408EMX/FHUXHI7H5408EMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/XHI7/H5408EMX/FHUXHI7H5408EMX.SMALL.jpg nkraus1 Many people are interested in high voltage projects, and there are many great instructables on these types of projects, and for good reason. High voltage experimenting can create some of the most impressive and satisfying results. Whether its the authentic 60's sound coming from the vintage tube amp...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 17:13:49 PDT
How to build a portable bug zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-portable-bug-zapper/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 17:08:59 PDT
How to dismantle a CRT monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-dismantle-a-CRT-monitor/
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 11:37:56 PDT
DIY Tazer/Stun glove *With Altoids Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TazerStun-glove-With-Altoids-Case/
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 18:53:34 PDT
Wireless Energy - Tesla Coil Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Energy-Demonstration-Kit/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 09:35:02 PDT
Biefeld-Brown Electrokinetic Apparatus (another ion thruster) http://www.instructables.com/id/Biefeld-Brown-Electrokinetic-Apparatus-another-io/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/Y11Y/H1LWPJ5S/F63Y11YH1LWPJ5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/Y11Y/H1LWPJ5S/F63Y11YH1LWPJ5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/Y11Y/H1LWPJ5S/F63Y11YH1LWPJ5S.SMALL.jpg Mr. Apol In a previous Instructable I describe in detail how to build an asymmetrical capacitor thruster device, demonstrating the Biefeld-Brown effect. This video shows a variation on one of Townsend Brown's many inventions, in this case what he patented as an "Electrokinetic Apparatus."  It operates on the...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 07:31:36 PDT
Plasma Display Steampunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Display-Steampunk/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 20:25:51 PDT
capacitor plasma cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/capacitor-plasma-cutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/FJ86/H0OJ2L3D/F78FJ86H0OJ2L3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/FJ86/H0OJ2L3D/F78FJ86H0OJ2L3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/FJ86/H0OJ2L3D/F78FJ86H0OJ2L3D.SMALL.jpg kjordaan this is a upgrade of my previous instructabel it will show you how to build a capacitor bank  and use it to make safe sparks. for more details on this project and more please visit my website http://www.ljlabs.co.za and click on projects or send me a email with any quires to jordaan0@gmail.co...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 12:10:02 PDT
Tesla's Candlestick: Wireless Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Teslas-Candlestick-Wireless-Electricity/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 08:19:39 PST
Asymmetrical Capacitor Thrusters: the Biefeld-Brown Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Asymmetrical-Capacitor-Thrusters-the-Biefeld-Brow/
Asymmetrical Capacitor Thrusters: the Biefeld-Brown Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/4FUN/GVHH2BUS/F5J4FUNGVHH2BUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/4FUN/GVHH2BUS/F5J4FUNGVHH2BUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/4FUN/GVHH2BUS/F5J4FUNGVHH2BUS.SMALL.jpg Mr. Apol Back in the 1920s, a young man named Thomas Townsend Brown discovered that if he charged a capacitor with high voltage direct current, the capacitor would exhibit thrust in the direction of the + positive electrode. Off and on for the rest of his life (he died in 1985) he worked on these devices, ...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:36:08 PST