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brtaman

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LOL This one gave me a good laugh, still playing it.

Amazing Horse - Weebl's Stuff

Warning will brainwash as the video is in a continuous loop and is very hard to turn off.

Hope you enjoy it.
 



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oh well, you try to show something you think is new and you are always beat on the internets. :beer:

mods please delete.
 
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I still think its funny to be brought up again as i had forgent about it : )..... just wondering but did you make your avatar thing their?
 

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I still think its funny to be brought up again as i had forgent about it : )..... just wondering but did you make your avatar thing their?

The tesla coil? Yep it is a DRSSTC (Dual Resonant Solid State Tesla Coil). Full video is on my youtube page.

Basically what is happening is that I am pulsing A LOT of current (400+amp) through the IGBT's and they end up exploding, that is the boom at the end. :) That was my motive for making it a gif.
 

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how hard would it be to make one of thos.... as i have a plasma ball but the thing that makes the high voltage to create the spark looking effect is going out.... so i guess i need to make a high voltage thing to put back in the plasma ball mabe even a bit more power : )
 

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What praytell is a plasmaball if it's not ball lightning ?


how hard would it be to make one of thos.... as i have a plasma ball but the thing that makes the high voltage to create the spark looking effect is going out.... so i guess i need to make a high voltage thing to put back in the plasma ball mabe even a bit more power : )
 

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how hard would it be to make one of thos.... as i have a plasma ball but the thing that makes the high voltage to create the spark looking effect is going out.... so i guess i need to make a high voltage thing to put back in the plasma ball mabe even a bit more power : )

Hey f22warzone, basically if you mean a plasma globe?

They are run from AC Flyback transformers. If you can get your hands on one from ebay or if you have a REALLY old TV you can salvage it, then make a nice driver for it, it is quite easy. A nice driver with a good flyback will kick the stock system around, you could expect much brighter plasma and effects.

Just make sure the flyback is an old-school uncertified one and not one of the newer ones as it is practically impossible to bypass the diodes which are contained within the resin.

DR-SSTC's are on the other hand are quite involved and require at the very least an oscilloscope for diagnostics and set-up.
 

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Hey f22warzone, basically if you mean a plasma globe?

They are run from AC Flyback transformers. If you can get your hands on one from ebay or if you have a REALLY old TV you can salvage it, then make a nice driver for it, it is quite easy. A nice driver with a good flyback will kick the stock system around, you could expect much brighter plasma and effects.

Just make sure the flyback is an old-school uncertified one and not one of the newer ones as it is practically impossible to bypass the diodes which are contained within the resin.

DR-SSTC's are on the other hand are quite involved and require at the very least an oscilloscope for diagnostics and set-up.


Well I don’t have an old TV. but you say I need an ac fly back on e bay will have to look around would be nice if you could help me also : ) but thanks for the information so far and when I took the plasma globe apart there is a box with resin in the bottom so I guess this is a "safe one" now I just need to pick up a unsafe one : )

Thanks for your help so far :)

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i think i am looking for this

http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-TELEVIS...emQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item519002ff48
or this?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Open-Core-Flyba...emQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item3efc37f522

or is that not even right?
 
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Well I don’t have an old TV. but you say I need an ac fly back on e bay will have to look around would be nice if you could help me also : ) but thanks for the information so far and when I took the plasma globe apart there is a box with resin in the bottom so I guess this is a "safe one" now I just need to pick up a unsafe one : )

Thanks for your help so far :)

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i think i am looking for this

VINTAGE TELEVISION FLYBACK HIGH VOLTAGE TRANSFORMER - eBay (item 350308466504 end time Feb-21-10 14:11:40 PST)
or this?
Open Core Flyback Transformer with Anode Lead Tesla HV - eBay (item 270519498018 end time Feb-21-10 07:45:06 PST)

or is that not even right?

Hey,

Yeah those look ok, the open style ones are usually AC, if not they are really easy to convert.

I will check out ebay a bit to find other decent ones. I'll send you a PM when I finish my search.

BTW, how big is the enclosure of the plasma globe? These TV flybacks can be pretty big. The small encased box with a thick wire coming out of it was indeed the globes stock flyback. We will have to find a nice and small power-supply for the flyback driver so you can keep running it off mains, but will be a pretty cool project for you imo.



Best Regards,
brtaman
 




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