Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius

21 New Do-It-Yourself Projects

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September 4, 2013


Mixed media product, 336 pages


0071790594 / 9780071790598


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Spark your creativity with this wickedly inventive guide. Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius, Second Edition, is filled with completely new, amped-up projects that will shock and amaze, such as super-big Tesla coils, lasers, plasma devices, and electrokinetics contraptions.

Using affordable, easy-to-find components and equipment, each do-it-yourself project begins with information on safety, the difficulty level, practical uses for the gadget, and the tools needed to complete the project. You'll gain valuable skills while enjoying hours of rewarding--and slightly twisted--fun!

Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius, Second Edition:

  • Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations
  • Provides full schematic and construction details for every project
  • Covers the scientific principles behind the projects
  • Removes the frustration factor--all required parts are listed along with sources

Build these and other devious devices:

  • Automatic programmable charger
  • Full-feature plasma driver
  • Capacitor-discharge drilling machine and dielectric tester
  • Capacitor exploder
  • Field detector
  • High-power therapeutic magnetic pulser
  • Singing arc
  • Solid-state Tesla coil
  • Six-foot Jacob's ladder
  • Free high-voltage experimental energy device
  • HHO reactor cell
  • Hydrogen howitzer
  • Faraday cage

Table of contents

1. 10 to 12 foot spark tesla coil
2. 36" plasma arc Jacob ladder
3. 50 watt CO2 laser
4. V 5000 Joule large Marx generator
5. Baby Marx generator
6. Shock pulse generator
7. Electric powered crossbow
8. 400 kv DC generator
9. 6 to12 " Spark pulsed solid state Tesla coil
10. 24 to 30 "Spark pulsed solid state Tesla coil
11. Ballistic velocity rail gun
12. Ballistic velocity coil gun
13. High powered fish stunner
14. Deer and pest shocker
15. High power induction heater
16. High output ozone generator
17. High power pulsed ruby/Nd laser
18. Magnetic focusing
19. High output plasma source
20. High frequency health device
21. High current kiloamp power supply
22. Hydrogen generator
23. Long range shotgun mike
24. Magnetic rocket launcher
25. Infrasonic shock wave generator
26. High frequency 100 kv high voltage power supply
27. Talking and singing "ark of the sound"
28 Plasma driller super small micron holes
29. Bird feeder shocker for those pesty squirrels
30. New concept mosquito and dear fly killer
31 Black hole generator
32 Back yard Hydrogen Bomb
33 Electro-ventriloquism

Author comments

Bob Iannini runs Information Unlimited, a firm dedicated to the experimenter and technology enthusiast. Founded in 1974, the company holds many patents, ranging from weapons advances to children's toys. Iannini's 1983 Build Your Own Laser, Phaser, Ion Ray Gun & Other Working Space-Age Projects, now out of print, remains a popular source for electronics hobbyists. He is also the author of the wildly successful Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius, and MORE Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius.

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