Making a Spark-Gap Transmitter

27 mar. 2020
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By: Mehdi Sadaghdar
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  • Hello BOOMers, there are debates on that my circuit which has capacitor parallel to high voltage source is worse than the other type I also showed at 0:02 which has spark gap parallel to the high voltage source, because DiodesGoneWild mentions it here: While the purpose of this video was not to make a proper commercial transmitter, because FOR GOD'S SAKE, WHO BOTHERS MAKING A COMMERCIAL SPARK-GAP TRANSMITTER NOWADAYS... both circuits lack many components that could make them better, both would work fine with proper components and both have pros and cons. Like in my circuit high voltage resonance frequency is right across the transformer and although mostly filtered, could stress the transformer to some extent, while if the spark gap is across transformer, it could short the high voltage for extended period of time overheating the transformer. In either case having a larger series inductor to the output of the transformer could protect it better. But WHO CARES?! Both circuits work for demonstration purposes, and need improvement for commercial use. So don't go selling this junk to make money!!

    ElectroBOOMElectroBOOMAcum 11 luni
    • I could hear him saying this in my head

      mattt198654321mattt198654321Acum 5 Zile
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    • Keeping it real

      FreeKing AwwsomeFreeKing AwwsomeAcum lună
    • ElectroBoom it would appear that I have accidentally created a high voltage resident frequency device when building my three-phase rotary converter and my Milwaukee drill was right next to the capacitors upon a few startups the LED flash light on my drill would come on until I properly tuned the capacitance of each of the legs 😂 was pretty curious as to why that was happening but after your detailed explanation of how it works I'm pretty certain I've created one by accident 😂

      oGt 92fromthe1stEpoGt 92fromthe1stEpAcum lună
  • 11:14 - Comedy GOLD :)

    CowbiteCowbiteAcum 5 ore
  • Wubba lubba dub dub!

    kevorammakevorammaAcum 10 ore
  • I wish this man never dies I don’t wanna fall back into depression :(

    Joel johnJoel johnAcum o Zi
  • I love it 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍😀😀😀

    Nathan Ezekiel LegaspiNathan Ezekiel LegaspiAcum o Zi
  • This is your best video thanks mr.electric.

    Savaş Enes ERATEŞLİSavaş Enes ERATEŞLİAcum 2 Zile
  • Fresh salt water lol

    Shashwat MahtoShashwat MahtoAcum 2 Zile
  • dB this shit i couldn't understand until now thanks man

    Amer istanbouliAmer istanbouliAcum 3 Zile
  • 1:01 Is the relay He can’t work like that much time

    Romain RGAcraftRomain RGAcraftAcum 3 Zile
  • This guy us much better than my loda lassun physics teacher, he has taught me much more than that teacher could teach in an entire year. Thank you.

    Adarsh PandeyAdarsh PandeyAcum 4 Zile
  • Love your videos, your willingness to cause yourself pain for our enjoyment is only overshadowed by the information you give us. How long did it take a local ham to come and want to kick the crap out of you for this experiment?

    speedbuggy16vspeedbuggy16vAcum 4 Zile
  • Acr Master 😀

    Mukesh SahaniMukesh SahaniAcum 7 Zile
  • 9:23 it should be same instead of infinte.

    Ishav SethiIshav SethiAcum 9 Zile
  • EMP system is ready :D

    SuperAlpha ShowSuperAlpha ShowAcum 12 Zile
  • Tesla had a much better system than that

    prototype9000prototype9000Acum 15 Zile
  • Even the advertisements of your sponsors are funny on your videos! Congratulations man, i really admire you (greetings from Brazil).

    Rogério PazettoRogério PazettoAcum 15 Zile
  • power transmit activated

    Danielo AtheerDanielo AtheerAcum 16 Zile
  • 3:24 *Bhaahahahahhaa WTF IT FELL XD*

    Bakugo UnUBakugo UnUAcum 18 Zile
  • "Tesla"... the beginning of Handy and Smartphone.

    Heyoka EmpathHeyoka EmpathAcum 20 Zile
  • The Dane Valdemar Poulsen did make an arc transmitter in the year 1902 together with the ingenier Peder Oluf Pedersen. So no it's not the first ever eventet... Sorry Mehdi.

    Robin A. JensenRobin A. JensenAcum 20 Zile
    • Wireless communication developed all over the world around the same time, so there really isn't just one person or group that can be credited for the technology. Rowland developed his spark-gap transmitter in 1889, but Poulsen and Pedersen were among the first to design a transmitter that output a continuous waveform rather than pulses.

      The Great ZoomThe Great ZoomAcum 4 Zile
  • Really love to watch your content. Never bored to hear your explaination. And btw, your morse hahaha lol

    coders indonesiacoders indonesiaAcum 23 Zile
  • 5:57 Why not 25 microHenries of L, at 1000pF of C

    Jeffrey314159Jeffrey314159Acum 24 Zile
  • As an amateur radio operator, I appreciate this video.

    Brett SpillmanBrett SpillmanAcum lună
  • Express VPN sucks. Panda VPN is way better

    Tim MackTim MackAcum lună
  • More shocky shocky boom boom!

    yesterday tech95yesterday tech95Acum lună
  • Your telling me how to do it?

    Nathaniel PontinovitzNathaniel PontinovitzAcum lună
  • @ElectroBOOM Nice video. You do know then that Resident Frequencies and Bineraul Beats and Rife and Karmic Frequencies all intertwine with each other to form what I call Hertz Resident Sounds they can heal they can give you a better mindset and they can change your presumptuous on reality.

    FreeKing AwwsomeFreeKing AwwsomeAcum lună
  • I like the idea. It isn''t an air gap, it's a high voltage switch. "Ahh, the high voltage switch smells so good today. Should take a walk!"

    Invisible12345fulInvisible12345fulAcum lună
  • 1:06 11:16

    Hasif Naufal RamadhanHasif Naufal RamadhanAcum lună
  • You have great knowledge sir🙏🏻

    Vasu ChoubeyVasu ChoubeyAcum lună
  • 1:06, *11:16** AHOO SHIT-!* 7:17 *the hell haha. 0 after all this-* 9:32, 10:40 *Scope sound* 14:55 *help meh-*

    Bakugo UnUBakugo UnUAcum lună
  • Funny and and that is a learning fact :3

    Jack KimJack KimAcum lună
  • Fun video! You can also do morse code with a series of small hand grenades interspersed with larger ones. Would likely create less interference. Your AARL Coil calculator is in inches of diameter, not exactly the same as the 60 MM you measured

    utuchuckutuchuckAcum lună
  • When I was a child I had a Red Radicon remote control Bus that transmitted a signal to control the Bus with a Spark-Gap Transmitter. Sometimes when the bus was close to the refrigerator, the arc of the compressor Contactor engaging would make the bus start or stop or turn. Here is a demo of one of these buses:

    cfb33774cfb33774Acum lună
  • Your segways to your sponsors are funnier. LTT should learn from you

    Marin MosquedaMarin MosquedaAcum lună
  • 11:12 For some reason, I guess, he wasn't expecting that shock.

  • 11:16

    Hasif Naufal RamadhanHasif Naufal RamadhanAcum lună

    Bakugo UnUBakugo UnUAcum lună
  • The fact that I could understand everything in this video makes me so happy beyond belief. I’m just starting my communications module next week and this video has sparked my interest. Thank you 🙏!!

    Hamed AdefuwaHamed AdefuwaAcum lună
  • The impudence of those croc clips cracks me up

    evanleebodiesevanleebodiesAcum lună
  • ElectroBoom: tests his tazer Ambulance noises in the distance

    TH3darkgemTH3darkgemAcum lună
  • I think i watch these to see the electrocution lol

    Nathan SNathan SAcum lună
  • This one was really real 😂😂😂😂 @11:19

    Noj TNoj TAcum 2 luni
  • this is actually illegal

    nerdlabsnerdlabsAcum 2 luni
  • You are a good guy.

    Mehmet GokturkMehmet GokturkAcum 2 luni
  • Could someone explain how the capacitor charges up with AC at 3:00?

    FatiTank ErisFatiTank ErisAcum 2 luni
  • Haw to maik the sarkit

    BiplabisLiveBiplabisLiveAcum 2 luni
  • This dude is not human,nobody can survive this much time from electrocution 🤣

    HaZe Alfrost96HaZe Alfrost96Acum 2 luni
  • Meanwhile in a low budget radio station: "and now, the winner numbers for the lottery are PPPZZZZZ....PZZZZZ....PPPZZZZZZ

    Issac ClarkeIssac ClarkeAcum 2 luni
  • ᠵ᠊ᡃ່࡚ࠢ࠘ ⸝່ࠡࠣ᠊߯᠆ࠣ࠘ᡁࠣ࠘᠊᠊ࠢ࠘𐡏 -- Take this i totally did not kill 34 people with it

    Ralph DeceusRalph DeceusAcum 2 luni
  • Good video, but your ads are shit

    Arturo E.Arturo E.Acum 2 luni
  • Lol.."It's always encouraging to know your knowledge is not absolute-beep-" He has the best quotes

    Brandon SmithBrandon SmithAcum 2 luni
  • "High frequency inductive crap" highly scientific term

    Brandon SmithBrandon SmithAcum 2 luni
  • My new favorite school

    ryder o'halloranryder o'halloranAcum 2 luni
  • Отличное видео, и смешные моменты есть и много полезной информации.

    Electronic DeviceElectronic DeviceAcum 2 luni
  • 1:06 got me SOOOOO good!

    Christian JimenezChristian JimenezAcum 2 luni
  • 11:16 damn you can really feel the pain in that scream 😖

    Noah GarciaNoah GarciaAcum 2 luni
  • my elenco circuit board is for 8 year olds and it's got a 500 micro faren capacitor yours isn't even 0.5 micro farens lol 5:37

    Hoverboard2525Hoverboard2525Acum 2 luni
    • It's farad, not faren. And more capacitance isn't always better.

      The Great ZoomThe Great ZoomAcum 4 Zile
  • can you make a cherger with that ?????????

    ELI CalacalELI CalacalAcum 2 luni
  • I’m like “the hell is a microhenrie?”, “A nickname for a man with a micro dic-dillemma???”

    Nathan DavenportNathan DavenportAcum 2 luni
  • 0:37 yeah the game got a new update so now that feature dosent work anymore...

    Unnecessary TalkingUnnecessary TalkingAcum 2 luni
  • 11:11 that was the most painful moment. Its like putting a needle under your toenail and kicking it into a wall

    Doctor DogeDoctor DogeAcum 2 luni
  • this came out on my birthday

    Gamerfanbro4760Gamerfanbro4760Acum 2 luni
  • Hi whats ur name My name is micro henry

    Definite CLODefinite CLOAcum 2 luni
  • 5:23 reminded me of mr bean

    Aditya BadaraAditya BadaraAcum 2 luni
  • FBI not being able to trying to track Mehidi after he cut out every body’s WiFi on his block.Them not a able to track him because he has express VPN on all his platforms.

    hani abuhani abuAcum 2 luni
  • Nice job explaining Ham Radio - maybe some of the viewers will get interested in it and join the fun.

    meancemeanceAcum 2 luni
  • How many fuses have you blown

    Elmo’s WorldElmo’s WorldAcum 2 luni
  • //This will mean that people can read it if they have an antenna, but it's ok for now, since the encryption will be added later

  • 3:35 Mehdi: *sets board down* Board: "ight. I'mma head out"

    Nebulus The Latex Gaming DragonNebulus The Latex Gaming DragonAcum 2 luni
  • Mehdi: talks about electricity and circuits Me: I Like your funny words magic man

    Représente La nationReprésente La nationAcum 2 luni
  • Hmm, I trust my internet provider more than an american VPN solution (which can also read my traffic when using it). Also SSL connection is safe and cannot be read by anyone.

    Prius ScientiaPrius ScientiaAcum 2 luni
  • neighbors listening to an AM radio: BZZZ (radio) -what the hell is that ???

    Henrique LauschHenrique LauschAcum 2 luni

    Bruno’s adventures ShowBruno’s adventures ShowAcum 2 luni
  • Odd question but I have an engine powered by two AAA batteries. The Wire from the batteries to the engine is very not insulated. I wonder what kind of damage happens when both wires are exposed to whatever Energy's that may be around it. Would that break the engine? Things like my tablet give off enough electricity that if I were to touch the cable to the screen I could control the tablet with the cable. But my thinking is that that energy flows through both ends positive and negative and I figured they do not have rectifiers on this machine. If you're wondering what kind of device well it's a toy that turns around and 360 like one of those bottles that dance only it's not a bottle it's a hot dog. You get what I mean. Anyway when placed under stress the engine seems to knots like it very much and this type of hotdog is meant to well you know so stress is expected in its natural operation possibly. Also how damaging is it to force the engine to move on its own.? I hear so many times don't turn your flat fan blades when the fans not moving something like that. If you ever want to order one and find out break it open and find out what is going on inside of it and why it's so terrible of a product I would watch that video because the technology is interesting and also because I want to see you open up a hot dog. Or at least mention the potential dangers or potential solutions to what may have happened to my hot dog. Like running a magnet on the coils probably bad or might help. If only just a small amount of magnetic? Or should I anti-magnetic to let the energy out of the engine? Not like I can't buy a new hot dog. It's one of those hot dogs you stick between your buns okay

    Simon TracerSimon TracerAcum 2 luni
    • Insulation won't make a huge difference when it comes to field effects like moving magnets near the wires. We insulate wires so that they don't touch and cause shorts. Your tablet's touch screen reacts to the wires because a touch screen is technically one half of a capacitor. When you touch the screen with your finger or some other conductor, you form the other half of the capacitor and charge accumulates at the point you touched (or the point the wire touched). This can be detected by the screen and used as an input.

      The Great ZoomThe Great ZoomAcum 4 Zile
  • Don’t mess with this guy he’ll tase you with a makeshift taser... and then pop the breaker

    Zephelionimations :lZephelionimations :lAcum 2 luni
  • "Typicall Iranian Day to Day Life" XD

    Mouse GrayEagleMouse GrayEagleAcum 2 luni
  • 15:12 fun fact WE SHOULD IN HOME. GO HOME

    TCN*S ARMYTCN*S ARMYAcum 2 luni
  • Now I know how the "wow" signal came about. 😅

    serveriusserveriusAcum 2 luni
  • [20] Sebuah senyawa non volatil Z, digunakan untuk membuat dua larutan yang berbeda. Larutan A mengandung 5 g senyawa Z yang dilarutkan dalam 100 g air. Sedangkan larutan B mengandung 2,31 g senyawa Z yang dilarutkan dalam 100 g benzen. Larutan A mempunyai tekanan uap 754,5 mmHg pada titik didih air normal dan larutan B mempunyai tekanan uap yang sama pada titik didih normal benzen. Hitunglah massa molar dari senyawa Z pada larutan A dan B!

    Oli DinginOli DinginAcum 2 luni
  • Do some paranormal recievers pls

    charandaschor Ekkisscharandaschor EkkissAcum 2 luni
  • Thank you so much for explaining this in such a simple way! Seriously, I could take engineering classes at a university that couldn't help me learn electronic circuits and functions like this.

    Loves PuppiesLoves PuppiesAcum 2 luni
  • Another fun filled episode from the best Electrocutionist on ROworld.😃

    Scott BrosScott BrosAcum 2 luni
  • Really love ur videos man

    Aaron AbrahamAaron AbrahamAcum 2 luni
  • Excellent way of explaining critical principles. Thank you. I liked it.

    Shaider RizShaider RizAcum 2 luni
  • Gimme the meter...please n thank you

    Jay AkinsJay AkinsAcum 2 luni
  • Thanks Good work

    Hany ElbannaHany ElbannaAcum 2 luni
  • Wouldn't a TVS diode be able to suppress the induced voltage at the primary side? I mean, is it a possibility that the welding of the relay contacts was caused by increased current flow to the contacts? Please give me a proper explanation for this.

    Heroine CreevesHeroine CreevesAcum 2 luni
  • 16:00 😂😂😂 🇮🇷🇮🇷

    Stefan SalvatoreStefan SalvatoreAcum 2 luni
  • I like the way he just jumps to it without any intro or anything

    Nirmala RodrigoNirmala RodrigoAcum 2 luni
  • Once again Great video! One question: why do you use such a complicated way for calculating the inductance for the coil. Sure that is quite accurate but you could just measure the resistance, connect the coil to AC source that has known voltage and measure the current. Then (inductive reactance) = ((U / I) - resistance). Then you can find your inductance by L = (inductive reactance) / (2*pi*f).

    kepa219kepa219Acum 2 luni
  • That scream at 11:17 was easily the the malt horrific one I’ve heard

    jackgyverjackgyverAcum 2 luni
  • what did Mehdi study? or is he just a genius?

    LukasNoobLukasNoobAcum 3 luni
  • تا حالا یه ایرانیو ندیده بودم که همچین کارهایی تو یوتیوب بکنه دمت گرم داداش

    Mojtaba shafigh askiMojtaba shafigh askiAcum 3 luni
  • Russians

    CowCowAcum 3 luni
  • I am a Chemical Engineer. What am I doing here XD?

    Gordon FreemanGordon FreemanAcum 3 luni
  • useful ! thank you so much sir !

    Muramalla GayathriMuramalla GayathriAcum 3 luni
  • spends another few months on this and you get to make Don Smith Free energy device If only we can make a capacitor and diode sensitive enough in value we can extract the massive AC voltages surrounding our ambience and then store it into conventional batteries

    fidel catsrofidel catsroAcum 3 luni
  • electricity is magic

    MindTroll The GreatMindTroll The GreatAcum 3 luni
  • how about that amplifier ? that will be intersting also ! Perhaps a video with an RF (DDS) signal generator and a amplifier made from CFL will be a nice challenge ! I'm more interested in making an RF signal amplifier from CFL electronic balast but the entire setup is better ! I wonder if that will possible .. for you to accept the challenge in trying to transform a CFL balast to an RF amplifier ..!?

    pici24pici24Acum 3 luni