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Stun Arrow?

I know this sounds rambo but can it ezly be done? i wanna convert a basic aluminum hunting arrow into a stun projectile i was thinking mabey stacking some .5 farad caps? or would they even fit and rigging them to a disposable camera board just a thought

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How to make a stun gun/taser from scratch?

Ive already made the disposable camera taser but it was not very enjoyable can anyone please give me links on how to make a stun gun from scratch

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Any One Have Ideal To Creat A Stun gun For Electronics Project.....if u Have Any Data hen Plz Share with Me?

Hi ;me Power Electronics Student.I Want To creat a stun gun For My Master ProjectLike This One (Click Below)Stun GunWant Guidance From All Fr......sIf A know Any Thing Then Plz Help Me Out.....

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Sily child...Stun gun?

I don't know who to be more disappointed at... the Police, for reacting as such, or the kid for being dumb enough to bring it to a public school.http://www.abc6.com/news/rhodeisland/17283999.html

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Adding a 2nd transformer to a disposable camera stun gun?

I was thinking about adding an additional transformer(or 2) from a separate disposable camera to an existing one modified as a stun gun.  I'm getting about 300 volts with a dead AA battery but i want much more so it can arc.  Do you think this will work?  Thanks in advance for your answers..

Question by jules15  


What is the difference of a taser to a stun gun?

I think people would easily say the difference is that a taser shoot projectiles and shock them. I dont think that is it. I heard the difference is that a stun gun is a "pain complaince weapon" and that a taser is a "immobilizing weapon". Stun gun hurts and tasers make you immobilized. How does a taser achieve that? It shoots 2 projectiles and the body acts like a condutor trying to pass that current. If you use a stun gun the 2 electrodes are too close so the current need to pass only a small amount of your body. That is what I think, can anyone confirm that? I think that is why it only hurts. What if I took a stun gun and made the electodes to be very far apart?  Like take two wire and make a person hold in each hand a wire, then I would turn the stun gun on.  Would that work like a taser? So the current passes the whole body and not only a tiny spot. I hope it makes sense to someone. Thank you

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voltage multiplier for flourecent tube driver?

I have a flouro tube driver from an old scanner, when i put 12v dc it i get a nice tiny spark across the output wires now i want to make the spark BIGGER how could i do it with not many parts?

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how do the DC transformers in camera flash circuits work?

i mean they convert 1.5 volts into about 300. Does another component on the circuit board convert it to AC or something? i notice the secondary side of the transformer has an extra pin...

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Is it possible to make a sparking taser?

So, there are a lot of people posting articles on how to make tasers, most of these only spark if they touch something conductive. I would like to ask, how can you make the current jump between the two wires without touching something conductive? thanks

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I need a polaroid or kodak fun saver disposable camera in Pakistan.

Please help me i need to make a stun gun.

Topic by Hafiz Mohammad Shayan Tariq    |  last reply


Epilog and Pocket sized electronics challenges

Hi, I would like to submit an instructable to the Epilog and Pocket sized electronics challenges. It is a spark/electric arc generator, which has many uses such as using it as a spark gap radio transmitter, igniting flammable gasses or liquids (camping stoves), or using the high voltage to charge capacitors. The circuit is based on that of a DIY stun gun, so the project could be used as a stun gun. In the rules it says the project can't be 'potentially dangerous'. So would this project be disqualified from the challenges for being too dangerous? I would of course warn people not to use it as a stun gun in the instructable.   Thanks in advance :) Detective Inspector Me

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does anyone know how?

Does ANYONE know how to make a taser/stun gun WITHOUT the use of a disposable camera??????? even if you have to buy resistors and stuff for it

Question by dasta    |  last reply


Can someone share with me a schematic to multiply a dc source? That produces, obviously a higher, output. Answered

I have a bug zapping raquet and i would like to increase the voltage to create bigger spark gaps. Portability is key. Output in AC or DC doesnt matter to me, but I guess AC would get better arcs.

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Can anyone make a breadboard layout for this schematic? Answered

This is a stun gun. there's also a video( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqtAdJ2sCLQ ) but it would be easy if someone made a breadboard layout

Question by Hafiz Mohammad Shayan Tariq    |  last reply


Stun Gun Mod Suggestions/Tips? HV Power!

The 2 images are the type of stun gun parts I have, I believe its a spark gap igniter one but m not 100% on that as I would rather leave it in the cardboard circular case unless I get confirmation it could be modified. What kinds of projects could this be used for, I'm pretty sure its DC powered and attempted putting the outputs to curved metal electrodes for a Jacobs ladder but arc stays in one spot after many adjustments.  Ive only worked with HVAC with an unrectified flyback for plasma globes. Anyone have any suggestions on what to pump this badboy into. P.S. Using 2 metal screws from an Xbox 360 and putting them very close together makes a very nice whistle to it, :).

Topic by thebellbell  


Ires box

Hi all. Must say I enjoyed making this. Came out stunning. All my friends love it to.

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Fireworks Ignitor

I'm looking to make a bottle rocket igniter, and I am trying to fit it in the smallest package possible. If I were to use the circuitry from a stun gun, and connect it to some 16 gauge nichrome wire, could it heat up the wire enough to set off a firework? I could also use wire of a different gauge(32-40) if necessary.

Topic by H20  


How to make this transformer?

I am going to make a stun gun i need to make a transformer and i don't know how to. can any one explain me a better way? i've uploaded a picture!

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how can i make a laser induced plasma channel for an electro laser?

To shock something far away without direct contact.

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Disposable camera

I have a disposable camera and I am trying to decide what  to do with it.  I know many of you would suggest a stun gun but that does not interest me.  I like other high voltage stuff like teslacoils and stuff though.   Oh on a side note ...(you should find this funny)...after I took it apart I was looking at the way it worked and I saw the leads going to the flash.  I thought it was odd that it was not insulated and I accidentally touched it without the battery even being in (yes I know this does not matter).  So in other words I already know what it would feel like as a stun gun. Give me some ideas.  :)

Topic by jcaresheets  


Algaerium

I'm always interested when art and science collide. In this case it's a biology! Designer and materiologist Marin Sawa has come up with some stunning designs using algae as the central theme. Beautiful and interesting!  Check out the full article on Cool Hunting

Topic by Culturespy  


How to wire a lamp with two switches and one power feed?

I would like some help on lamp wiring. I want to be able to control two light bulbs with seperate toggle sitches with one power feed. Thanks

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Beautiful Pedal Cars

The humble pedal car has been given the deluxe treatment with these stunning custom jobs. These are rolling works of art and I only wish I could see them in person, but will make do with these pictures for now. Custom Champion Cometsvia Core77

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What will give a hard glass like finish to scrabble tile art?

I make scrabble tile jewelry and the Diamond glaze is great, but I saw some with a stunning resin looking finish. Looked like clear glass!

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Vacuum Tube Chess Set

This chess set made from vacuum tubes is pretty stunning. Plug a tube into a square and the top lights up. I doubt that the pins will stand up to very many games of chess, but it is lovely to look at. Vaccum Tube Chess Set via Make

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What type of transformer is this?

I got this out of a wall-wart and am trying to add it to my stun baton to make a bigger arc, can anyone tell me the full info on how to use it as an arc generator using a 2000 volt input?    PS im doing this safely and DO NOT USE THIS ON LIVING THINGS JUST AN EXPERIMENT!!!!

Question by Myers Technology    |  last reply


i want to make a combine metrocop costume can someone tell me how to do some of these parts for it?

So i want to make this costume. but i want to use a foam to shape the mask and parts of the chest, then i also would apreiciate some advice on the stun stick.  be sure to check the pics

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Beautiful coffee table made from old cart

This coffee table is a great reuse of an old wooden cart. Basically all the wood was replaced and the metal parts were cleaned up to create a pretty stunning piece. Makes me want to take a trip out to Urban Ore and do some digging around. before & after: drawers + coffee table + bike makeovers

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4-pin transformer for worlds smallest shocker??

I can't seem to find a 5-pin transformer but I do have a 4-pin one. Could someone please post schematics or an instructable or tell me how to make one using the 4-pin? Any help is appreciated.

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how can i make a railgun with a taser?

Theres lots of instructables about how to use capacitors for it, but i have a high powered stun gun, with more volts than any camera circuit capacitor bank. 1,800,000 V or 1800 KV. i know there has to be a way to do this. considering a camera capacitor only has about 330 V.

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Low-tech fireworks in China

Out in Naunquan, China the villagers use molten iron to celebrate instead of fireworks. The tradition dates back some 500 years when the blacksmiths of the day couldn't afford fireworks and did this instead. While there's only one color to work with, the effect is pretty stunning and a lot more in-your-face without, you know, melting your face off if you don't get too close.via Gizmodo

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Crawlspace Buddy

A robot to navigate crawlspaces and show video. A boon to pest control or plumbing estimators. Rather than dry suiting and taking pictures (homeowners usually have at least three estimates), one could show live video of pipe leaks, festerring sewage, carpenter ants, termites, racoons or mice nesting. Perhaps the robot could carry a stun gun to drive out raccons. It has to be able to navigate the "wild" underside of homes or buildings and be waterproof. It could have an articulated arm to mount the camera and poke holes to search for termites.

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What are the best examples of fails, stupidity, and general ignorance that you have witnessed?

I was browsing ibles yesterday, and I came across this stunning piece of stupidity: Person 1: "d - b" (some interesting ASCII art) Person 2: "How do u get the backwards b" Me: "It's called D" It got me thinking afterwards that I should make this forum. So, what are the best examples of fails, stupidity, and general ignorance that you have witnessed?

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Crazy LEGO animation

This LEGO animation has been bouncing all over the Interwebs this weekend. It's pretty stunning stuff since it was all done with LEGO and by one person who clocked 1,500 hours on it. It goes to show how much you can do with a pile of LEGO and a regular digital camera.That all said, the video is still a little slow and can do with about a minute less footage. So I'm definitely curious to see the next video from these guys in another year or so.

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Instructions for making really big "God's Eyes" or "Ojo de Dios" using 4 or more dowel sticks?

A few years ago I found instructions for making a really big "Ojo de Dios" or "God's Eye", using 4 or more long dowel sticks... anyone know where that instructable is now???  I remember the man that was demonstrating ended up tying several "eyes" together; they were stunning. Now I cannot find the instructions and I am mucho frustrated!

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Yip Yips Caption Contest - UPDATED

When we ran into the Yip Yips, we were a little stunned. They were so fluffy and flowing and said something, but we can't remember what it was. We need you to provide a caption to the photo below to clear up this situation!Post your caption as a comment below. There is a limit to 3 entries per person. The winner will be announced on Monday. The prize will be a copy of Sew Subversive. After much discussion, the winner is treylvr1 for this caption:Milk...$2.29Prescription medication...$45Running out of prescription medication to stop your hallucinations...priceless

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Those Who Make - a video series about makers

Tonight I found an amazing website. I was reading the Etsy blog, and they had this video: I was floored. How cool is that? SUPER COOL And so I found my way to the Those Who Make website. The videos are stunning, and they show a bit of the process of impressive makers - everything from pottery, sewing, leather working, woodworking, and even food! Have a look and share your favorite video. :D Right now I'm having a hard time making up my mind. So happy I found this.

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This week the highly anticipated High Line Park in NYC opened to the public for the first time.

This week the highly anticipated High Line Park in NYC opened to the public for the first time. The park was built on the remains of an abandoned rail system in New York City. Check out our video of the new High Line, with exclusive interviews with the design team including Lead Designer and Landscape Architect James Corner of James Corner Field Operations and architect Ricardo Scofidio of Diller Scofidio + Renfro who made this stunning new park possible. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIerTFnRiR4

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How can I make crazy-high voltages without a bulky setup?

I know that stunguns and tasers can produce hundreds of thousands of volts. I was wondering what kind of circuits I would use to achieve similar or, preferably, higher voltages (like, in the millions) using components like ignition coils, magnet wire, 555 timers and components bought at Radioshack. I want to produce as much voltage as I can with a tabletop setup without having to build or use big capacitors, a tesla coil, or electrostatic generator. The purpose would be to generate lots of faint corona discharge. 

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Can I use the displays from microwaves, etc. Are there any fun ideas?

I hate to throw stuff away so I scavenge lots of electrical parts, resistors, capacitors, digital displays, etc... I have rarely found a use for any of them which makes me crazy because I guess I'm compulsive. So what we got here anybody know any practical projects? I was going to try to wire up a load of step up transformers in series, and create a stun weapon but hey I again dont have a clue. The displays are so cool that throwing them away is just as crazy. Maybe somebody has a way of turning them into a solar collector or something. I guess thats it, anybody?

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support SIP, Mutil-user managerment, international professional communication IC gateway with one,two,four port on sale

Call Features1. 3-way Conference2. Auto Answer3. Call History- Most Recently Missed Calls- Most Recently Received Calls- Most Recently Dialed Numbers4. Call Hold5. Call Forwarding6. Call Mute7. Call Rejection8. Call Transfer9. Flexible dial map10. Call Waiting11. Caller ID12. Do Not Disturb (DND)13. DTMF Relay- In-band, Out-band and SIP Info 14. Hotline15. support SIP domain, DNS name i. of server16. Multiple Proxy, Registrar, Redirect Servers17. Supports 2 service domains18. Volume AdjustmentManagement1. Firmware Upgradeable2. Upgrade firmware through boot monitor3. Config through Web, Telnet 4. Upgrade firmware and configuration file i. through HTTP, FTP, TFTP5. Support Syslog6. ND5 EncryptionProtocols1. SIP RFC3261 RFC3262 RFC3265i. Backward Compatible with RFC25432. SDP (RFC2327)3. RTP/RTCP (RFC1889 and RFC1890)4. NAPTR for SIP URI Lookup (RFC2915)5. STUN (RFC 3489)6. ARP/RARP (RFC 826/903)7. SNTP (RFC 2030)8. DHCP/PPPoE9. HTTP Server for Web Management10. TFTP/HTTP for firmware upgrade11. DHCP Option Codes for SIP (RFC3361)12. 802.1P TOSApplications1. Voice Mail Integration2. NAT Traversala) Static NAT Routeb) Traversal by STUN/UPNP3. Support Firewall4. Support Route/Bridge mode I/O Interfaces1. 2 RJ-452. Dual 10/100 Switched Ethernet Port3. 1 RJ11 for Phone(FXS) , 1 RJ11 for LifelineUSB-phone

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Tidbits of Olympic Proportions

Tetranitrate's Japanese adventures are not the only exciting happenings in the region: on Friday (08/08/08), the 2008 Summer Olympics began in Beijing, China.Despite concerns about air quality for the games and preparations, these games showcase some very cool designs, cultural aspects, and other miscellany that we would otherwise not have seen. The two featured buildings to check out are the National Aquatics Center and the National Stadium, more commonly referred to as the Water Cube and the Bird's Nest. They are very interesting buildings, and architecturally stunning as well.For the bike enthusiasts out there, Make Magazine posted this album of bicycles in Beijing.And some digital enhancement: China apparently wasn't happy with the fireworks display, so they added some CGI fireworks for television viewers. Link via Boing Boing Gadgets.If you find more cool things related to the Olympics, please share!

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Traditionally built furniture - maybe as a contest?

I saw a quite old "home improvement" show from the 80's the other day and was stunned to remember how much we gained in ready to use parts and tools these days.A part of the show focussed on a custom made dining table with a matching cupboard/sideboard.The interesting thing here was that no nails or screw were used.Tongue and groove systems, smart notches and such were used instead with just wood glue.I admit the professionals made it look easy to use a hand planer and chisels to carve out some ornaments and details but the result speaks for itself IMHO.We now mainly use power tools, ready to go parts like metal angles, easy screw systems and so on.Wouldn't it be great to have a contest where people actually build wooden furniture, even if it is just a chair, by using traditional tools only?To misuse the term call it "Organic furniture" ;)

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Arvind Gupta: Turning trash into toys for learning

Great TEDtalk where Arvind Gupta discusses simple toys that are inexpensive and yet educational.  His enthusiasm as a toy inventor just beams from the presentation. video link Description from TED: At the INK Conference, Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves -- while learning basic principles of science and design. Arvind Gupta is an Indian toy inventor and popularizer of science for kids. Creating simple toys out of trash and everyday goods, he illustrates principles of science and design in a memorably hands-on fashion. He works at the Children's Science Centre in Pune, India. He's the author of numerous books available in English, Hindi and other Indian languages, including Little Toys, Science from Scrap, and Science Skills & Thrills: The Best of Arvind Gupta. His Low-Cost Equipment for Science and Technology Eduction is available as a PDF download through UNESCO.

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Burning Man 2007 Time Lapse

Check out this awesome time-lapse of Burning Man 2007! Video by peef from the Shipyard -- thanks to Star for the link.From peef's notes: The images were captured by a Canon G3 mounted in a weatherproof housing of my own design up on a 20 foot pole next to the Powertainer. There were 18,486 images shot at 2272x1704 which is almost 4 megapixels each. Some of the full-size stills are stunning! The camera was controlled by a custom Daemon I wrote using the Gphoto library, which ran on the Powertainer's Slackware linux system and the images were stored full-size on a hard drive. After the event, I ran another piece of code that downsampled the images to 640x480 then composed them at 30fps into a MPEG-4 video. My friend Tom Sepe added the Music and Titles for me and Voila!The Man burns ( prematurely! ) around 3:55, then is temporarily removed by crane for repairs. The actual burn happens around 8:00. In between you'll catch lots of neon, dust storms, and some beautiful shadows crawling across the playa.Gorgeous still photo taken by Scott Beale of Laughing Squid.

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IP-phonet on Promotron

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Inventor Builds His Perfect Woman

From The Sun, 11 Dec 2008:SHE is the perfect wife, with the body of a Page 3 pin-up and housekeeping skills that put TV's Kim and Aggie to shame.Her name is Aiko, she can even read a map, and will never, ever, nag. Sounds too good to be true, doesn't she fellas? And she is.Aiko is actually a robot, a fantasy brought to life by inventor Le Trung. Devoted Aiko --- "in her 20s" --- has a stunning 32-23-33 figure, pretty face and shiny hair.She is always happy to clean the house for "husband" Le, help with his accounts or get him a drink.Computer ace Le, 33, from Ontario, Canada, has spent two years and £14,000 building his dream girl.He had planned to make an android to care for the elderly.But his project "inspired by sci-fi robots like Star Wars's C3PO " strayed off-course. [ ... ]He said: "Aiko doesn't need holidays, food or rest, and will work almost 24 hours a day. She is the perfect woman."Aiko sparks mixed reactions in public.Le said: "Women usually try to talk to her. But men always want to touch her, and if they do it the wrong way she slaps them."Read the whole article, with a video clip and pictures, at http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2023392.ece

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how to make a external pc frequency meter ?

*********** Please be positive and follow instructable's "Be Nice" comment policy . and yes...... i am a newbie to everything (Although it's more than 5 years of ammetuer tinkering)...... so please be positive and don't comment negatively. Thanks A lot. and my english is scrap...... apologies. :)  *********** So  as you can see...... i want to make an external speed meter for my pc ....... and want to display that on a led bar graph . or numerical values on 7 segments.............  all i want to know is that how can i get the pc speed to a microcontroller...........  ? i've got a asus z170 pro gaming mobo....... and i am waiting for 7th gen i3 7100 .........and the mobo also has a external clock generator....... but if i need to get speed through that..... i'd probably need a mcu faster than pc......... so i think the best way to do that is to make a pc program that can recognize pc's current speed........ and send it to a mcu(arduino) through serial connection.......... but now the problem is that i don't know java and c++ that much..... so how to solve this mess ? And can i make same meters for everything else.... like network ram etc. just like a "task manager hardware". And by the way..... i am taking pc building as an art......... and want a stunning stark tech like pc inside a 1.5m x 1.5m man cave. :D 

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