Simplest Audio Transmitter (spybug)

Introduction: Simplest Audio Transmitter (spybug)

The following circuit is the simplest spybug circuit you can get. You can receive the audio through a radio or a FM receiver. The circuit transmits at 90MHz.

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Step 1: Making of Spybug

Connect the emitter of transistor in between the 6 turns of the coil and 15 turns of the coil. The coil is wound on a 3mm drill and uses 0.5mm wire. The transistor turns on via the 47k and this puts a pulse through the 15 turn winding. The magnetic flux from this winding passes through the 6 turn winding and into the base of the transistor via the 22n capacitor. This pulse is amplified by the BC547 transistor and the circuit is kept active. The frequency is determined by the 6 turn coil. By moving the turns together, the frequency will decrease. The circuit transmits at 90MHz. However its range is less and consumes 16mA. Try not to touch the apparatus as it will affect the frequency. Follow the instructions as given in the image.

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    6 Discussions

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    aidan333
    aidan333

    4 years ago

    Fm or am capable

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    ajmal hassan
    ajmal hassan

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Actually it works best with a 2N2222 transistor. It works but has a very short range. you can also add a potentiometer to change its frequency.

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    wannabemadsci

    Interesting, but I am a bit perplexed -- How does the audio get onto the signal? I see no microphone, transducer, etc.

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    ajmal hassan
    ajmal hassan

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    the coil is so MICROPHONIC that it will pick up noises in the room via vibrations

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    junits15
    junits15

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Have you tested this? That doesn't seem like it would work.

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    mbalentović
    mbalentović

    Reply 5 years ago

    nonsense.