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Unread postAuthor: MisterSteve124 » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:22 pm

Ok I am really bored so I am deciding I want to make a new taser. Unfortunately I lost all my other camera charging circuits and all I have is the capacitors. Could I just simply wire the capacitors up to a switch which runs to a battery and have that charge them? That sounds too easy but I thought I would just ask anyways.
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:27 pm

No, it wouldn't have any way to make the voltage higher. Capacitors just hold energy, they dont multiply it in anyway.
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Unread postAuthor: Insomniac » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:28 pm

I don't think that would work, I think they would have to be charged by a higher voltage than the battery. When you get another charging circut you should make one of these

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Unread postAuthor: MisterSteve124 » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:28 pm

so i would need something that steps up the voltage? a resistor?
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Unread postAuthor: Insomniac » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:31 pm

Resistors don't step up the voltage, they just provide resistance to a circut.
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:32 pm

You need another camera flash circuit.
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:33 pm

no, resistors resist energy... they slow it down. Im not so sure that you should make one (no offense, but i think you will electrocute yourself) But to answer your question, you would probably need an ignition coil for a car.

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Unread postAuthor: MisterSteve124 » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:33 pm

yeah I guess I will have to find one anyone want to ship me one in 5 minutes? I know how to make a camera taser very easily with the proper materials. I have done it atleast 10 times
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Unread postAuthor: Scope » Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:20 pm

Neon sign transformer.
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Flyback transformer.

dont mess with them if you dont know what they aer
but if u can... use them
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Unread postAuthor: kf4oij » Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:27 am

I believe you could make one by using multiple smaller transformers. I.e. if you have a 5v wall transformer (must be AC not DC) you could provide 24v to the input (make sure it is a source of 24v that cannot supply too much current, as if you put 24v through it with something capable of like 1 AMP, then you will probably let all the blue smoke out of the transformer, so something like 3 9v batteries in series) Then, take the output of that, and connect it to the secondary side of another step-down transformer, (antoehr 5v ac wall transformer) and you will step the voltage up even more. The one tricky part is that you have to switch the 24v on and off, if you just turn it on, you will get a quick spike of Voltage (as in like 1 ms) and then nothing.

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Unread postAuthor: jimmy101 » Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:46 pm

You really can't wire up several transformers in series and expect them to boost the voltage to an "interesting" level.

There are all kinds of limitations; the inductance and saturation of the transformers, resistance ...

Besides, when you start getting into the "interesting" voltage range you'll have problems with the spark jumping between the taps (connectors) on the transformer. Why should the current run down your wires then jump a 1/2" gap when the distance between the taps on the transformer is only 1/4"?
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