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Making A Jacobs Ladder With Chapman Static Eliminator 5000v?

Discussion in 'High Voltage' started by lighworker, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. lighworker

    lighworker New Member

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    I just picked up a Chapman static eliminator it puts out 5000v and 3 Amps could anyone tell me if i would be able to make a small Jacobs ladder out of this? also any ideas on what this thing may have been used on any ideas would be appreciated.
     
  2. 4pyros

    4pyros Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Static eliminators are usually current limited for safety.
    Its output is probably more like 3ma.
    It will not make a good Jacobs ladder.
    I have used them for Christmas light string testers.
     

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