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Photonicinduction builds a 20kW power supply

Discussion in 'Electronics & Electrics' started by trackhappy, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. trackhappy

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    Unfortunately there's no consolidated banter thread here, but I feel it's my duty to share this as it's pure art.

    Photon is back and he is madder than ever. :lol:

     
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    I LOVED the noise.

    He's had a really bad time of it lately so it seems, but that PSU is badass.
     
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    Yeah, that 50Hz hum is awesome. Much better than the noise a switchmode makes. :lol:

    P.S. The contactors and relays are good, too...
     
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    This guy seems to have a screw loose... :wired: What is all that stuff used for?
     
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    Watch his other videos.

    One in would suggest is http://youtu.be/HjOIWVjwSBU
    He's basically a nutted that loves blowing shit up for YouTube, but is also very smart with electronics.
     
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    He really is a bit unhinged but fuck me dead he's funny :lol:

     
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    yeah - shame about losing a parent

    but I wonder how much the divorce and failure at dating has to do with his hobby :p
     
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    Quite a lot I think. He's really just a kid with big dangerous toys. There's nothing complex or sophisticated to what he's doing, the only thing holding most of us back from doing the same is getting our hands on the parts and enough mains current. I used to blow things up with a 1uF oil filled cap from a WWII radar charged to 15KV. It soon got pretty boring. I really wanted to have my own x-ray machine but getting hold of a tube was an issue.
     
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    WoW, I love what he build, I have no idea what it is but splitting hydrogen - wow thats just funkin nutz!

    Thanks for posting!

    I just watched the Electric meter pop - so why didnt he get electrocuted when he added the Stanley knife?
     
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    Its only ~1-3v under load.

    HUGE Amps though.
     
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    When you place two electrodes close together in water, it will generate bubbles. These bubbles are hydrogen. You can experiment with this by using a 6V dolphin torch/lantern battery and a couple of wires. The wires must be close together, but not touching.

    His videos are amazing. But he is an expert and he knows what he's doing. :)

    Hundreds if not thousands of amps, but at no more than a couple of volts. He has a little talk about this here...



    EDIT: He also has a video on safety, or at least risk assessments.

     
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    Insane, thanks! will watch them when i get some time

    Tesla would be rolling in his grave with all this fun this guy is having not to mention destruction

    I did like the fact he had backup power supply when he blew up the street, hope he puts on a DIY guide to have power available 24/7
     
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    Follow up...

     
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    how much hooch has this guy smoked?
     
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    All of it. But the results are good. :lol:
     
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    Farrrrk. As someone who likes electronics and such, this gives me the biggest engineering hard on.
     
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    dat 50hz hum tho. :D
     
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    glad he popped something in the end of part 2 (the vacuum cleaner motor) it hung on for a while though :)

    Shame he didnt pop the halogen :p
     
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    Check out his "Cheap Power" vid. He explains how his backup system works and how he uses the twin tariff system to get cheap power for "normal" household activities.
     
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    I should add, if people like Photon, you might like this guy, too.

     

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