Tag Archives: Flyback transformer

TL494 flyback driver

It took some years and someone recently bumping up my old thread about this project for me to write up a article, find the pictures, make a video and get it on here. Read all about the design and construction … Continue reading

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TL494 flyback driver

Introduction I wanted to design a versatile driver circuit that could drive a half- or full-bridge of MOSFETs or IGBTs through a gate drive transformer (GDT). This should make a driver that is able to run flyback transformers found in … Continue reading

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Simple plasma globe

Introduction When I first started experimenting with high voltage, flyback drivers were among the first supplies I built. I did a lot of weird experiments, but never got around to make a plasma globe since I wanted to do it … Continue reading

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Floating waterbridge

WARNING!: Working with electricity is dangerous, all information found on my site is for educational purpose and I accept no responsibility for others actions using the information found on this site. Read this document about safety! http://www.pupman.com/safety.htm Introduction This experiment … Continue reading

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Kaizer SGTC I

Introduction This Tesla coil is my first and was build without any expenses worth mentioning, its the prototype from which I learned a lot about Spark Gap Tesla Coils, high voltage and where to find components in household items and … Continue reading

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2n3055 flyback driver

Introduction This driver is among the simplest, with just six components it will be able of delivering high voltage with a strong enough current for various experiments. There is also a push-pull version of this driver, more on that can … Continue reading

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Mazilli ZVS flyback driver

Introduction The Mazilli ZVS flyback driver is well-known throughout the high voltage community for its simplicity and ability to deliver 20-50 kV at high currents for a flyback transformer. I build this circuit almost a year ago on a vero … Continue reading

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555 Audio modulated flyback

Introduction This is a audio modulated arc generator designed for simplicity rather than reliability, its made with very few and common components. There is however some serious trade offs described below in considerations. WARNING: sensitive audio players might get damaged … Continue reading

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