1. Rootbrian's Avatar
    Has anybody tried that? I intend to use a broken (but still functioning) dynamo flashlight to power anything that requires 120 volts, by hooking the transformer from a cheap 4.5v, 5v or 6v adapter. Since I have quite a few of them on hand that I am not using at all, wouldn't it make for a cool project? Sure, it might be dangerous (sure don't wanna throw myself across the room!! ), but it'll only be that low volt range being transformed to 120 volts. So I won't be touching it when I get it done.

    However, if I wanted to be naughty, I could plug it into the wall and get... Well... You know... 400 volts or more and plug that DC end into anything I don't need outside and blow it to pieces. Foolish eh? Lol

    Your thoughts? Sorry if there already was a thread on here, if there isn't, it might just be the coolest one.

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    08-21-13 03:20 AM
  2. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Amps matter more than volts of you're talking danger.
    I wouldn't recommend messing with it.
    08-21-13 10:39 AM
  3. Rootbrian's Avatar
    Damn. Me just wanted to mess with a few televisions... :P
    08-21-13 11:42 AM
  4. sergey_IL's Avatar
    Using inductors you can get even 1 million volts.
    08-21-13 01:48 PM
  5. Undbiter65's Avatar
    Haha go for it and make sure to record so you can post in case you DO get thrown across the room! :P lol

    Posted via CB 10 on my naked Z10
    08-21-13 05:11 PM

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