Destroy a CD Using High Voltage

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Destroying a Justin Bieber CD using a high voltage power supply.

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MikBAlex1M6

Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

He means: Will "erasing" the CD-R make a CD-R writeable once more.

Answer: No.

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mlaihoAlex1M6

Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

I think the joke is that you're (literally) burning a "burned" disc. :)

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Alex1M6DJ Radio

Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

No, the thin layer of metallised materiel gets vaporised rendering it useless.

But it is a good thing if you want to permanently erase a data-disc.

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Alex1M6lemonie

Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

Thanks,

It was a flyback transformer with a HV capacitor connected in parallel across it to give the sparks more grunt.