Spark Machine

Introduction: Spark Machine

About: I like Pie

materials:

  • shotcky diode
  • 9 volt battery
  • 400 volt capacitor

note: BE CAREFUL WITH THE CHARGED CAPACITOR! THE CURRENT WILL EASILY PARALYZE YOUR HAND!!!!!

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Step 1: Locate Poles...

locate the positive and negative poles.

Step 2: ...solder...

now, solder the negative lead (on the diode) to the positive lead on the capacitor.

Step 3: ...charge/discharge.

Now for this step, put the positive lead on the positive terminal of the battery and negative on negative for 5-10 seconds. To spark this Instructable, touch the leads to any conductive metal and watch 400 arching volts charge the ions in the air and spark!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    2 Discussions

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    DIY Hacks and How Tos

    Those are loud. They will really make a person jump.

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    MGDaC54
    MGDaC54

    Reply 4 years ago

    yeah i scared my little brother super badly