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My coil gun project is becoming a problem Answered

I'm wanting to make a coil gun but the flash mechanism I'm wanting to use from my old sony cybershot camera has a ribon cable that all the circuitry and battery's connected to and I can't seem to decode it if you know anything or can help me please answer this (: thanks?



you cant charge the neccesary capacitor bank with just that one circuit.
that one capacitor, even if you could charge it, would never be even slightly useful unless you made a super efficient , tiny coil from like 30awg wire.

Im afraid with just that one theres not much you can do.
Go follow the instructable "coilgun handgun" by rwilsford07
I did it, the parallel charger circuit, on a 8 capacitor bank, it was OK, but not great.
i didnt use enough capacitors, with 8 it could barely shoot through an apple. but then i had a fairly big coil too.

Anyway, your going to need a grea dealmore capacitors and chargers before you can do anything useful with them

Thanks the only reason I want to use this is because we're I live disposable cameras are not able to be bought now I have another circuit I got from a disposable camera but all the leads broke off and i cant seem to find how to charge it oh and that's what I wanted to do I was going to make a mini coil gun and going to put 3 more photo flash caps with it this is the one I the leads broke off on