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I need circuit diagrams and ideas for constructing battery operated
cigarette lighters and battery operated lighters for lighting gas ovens.
A single 'AA'should be used for the above lighters.
A heating element may prove difficult, using only a AA battery, as a AA will provide, at most, a few watts. It doubt it can produce enough power to heat an element to 200 degrees, (unless it is a VERY small element :lol: )
Having said that - please go and prove me wrong. It would be quite interesting if it can be done.
You are right . Its just impossible to light a cigerrate using a single AA battery. Ofcourse it can light atleast one cigerrate using tungsten filament but is it feasible to get a new AA battery and a filament every time you want to smoke?? :lol: Well I stick to match-stick.
that i what i was saying it is easy to get high voltage to make a spark and light the gas, but you need a very small element to be able to heat it enough to light the cigarette, but i dont think you can get high power to light it, so it wont work,
Well, I have seen handy electric-sealer for plastic bags (stepler like thing) which works on four AA batteries. It has a small heating element which heats up quite well but the batteries don't last long. So you can't say that its impossible to generate enough heat to light a cigerrate but the battery won't last long.
but from what i remember, doesnt he need to use only one battery?
you know a "square battery"(i dont know what size it is, 4.5V one) can provide enough power,but none will last long enough. maibe use a rechargable one?
"how bout using the laser thing from a ditched CD-Burner.
if it can burn a big CD, wont it burn a small cigerrate"
The beam is focused to a very tiny spot to blow tiny holes in the thin metal layer.
It will make a really super laser pointer, though.
"battery operated lighters for lighting gas ovens"
Convert the battery voltage to 300v, then increase it even further with a pulse transformer(I have made 1cm sparks by discharging a 0.1uf cap charged to 300v through the primary of a flyback transformer).
I have searched internet in Google search engine with 'battery operated cigaratte lighters' and found so many products. But they use two AA
batteries. They are small. It can be carried in our pocket.
How they work? You can find them at http://www.sailorrandr.com/web/novelty/bol.htm
Thanks for all of you
Thats what I was asking. Agreed that quartz will ignite the gas but what about the cigerrate? How is bogdan going to light it with quartz? See we are going towards 21st century and don't expect one to ge back and become primitive mans. They use to set fire that way :lol:
u dont get me.
i said have a tiny gas cylinder INSIDE the lighter just like
common cigerrete lighters have. the quartz or whatever will produce a spark that will ignite the gas and there will be a small fire that will light a cigerrete.
the requirment dosnt state it shudnt use any part of conventional lighters.
I know that this is old. But, if anyone reads this now. I AM THE ONE who invented the battery operated lighter. At first, it was a 9 volt battery and steel wool. That is how it was presented to the inventers company.
Believe it or not, you do not need a power source at all to light a filament hot enough to light a cigarette. Many years ago I had a lighter that,with no power source would light a cigarette! It looked like two lipstick tubes. One standard lipstick size. One sampler lipstick size,side by side. The large one contained felt around its inside diameter. The smaller one held a very thin tungsten wire filament. The large one was first filled with enough denatured alcohol to keep it moist. You heated the tungsten filament over a stove burner flame. This is the incredible part. The filament was then placed into the small tube. It stayed hot for so long, that when you pulled it out of it's tube, and inserted it into the large tube of denatured alcohol, It was warm enough to ignite the alcohol instantly. The filament only had to be heated once. When it ignited, it reheated the filament enough to work the next time, even if it was weeks between lights. I often wish that I still had that lighter today. So, that's something to ponder during your attempt to build your lighter. Good luck.