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What type of transformer is this? Answered

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!!!!

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The Ideanator

7 years ago

Looking at your pictures, all I can tell from the low quality is that it might be a transformer. Given that it was a wallwart in a past life it most likely is a low current stepdown transformer which also means you can't use it for HV (not designed for that). If you want HV, go curbshopping for an old microwave and pull its transformer (known as a MOT), those things are designed for 120/240 to 2100 or so VAC.

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steveastrouk

7 years ago

Ah, its a fuzzy transformer. It needs a fuzz to work

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seandogue

7 years ago

That's an Acme Blur, p/n: N0-WAY. A very fast transformer ;-)

better pic please

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Re-design

7 years ago

Sorry but your photos are just too blurry. Any answer you get is going to be just a wild guess.

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orksecurityRe-design

Answer 7 years ago

And at that voltage... if it's a pulse, a coil will block it from going through; if it's sustained voltage, this is going to cook itself in no time.

Either way, I don't think this can do what you want it to do.