A Very Simple High Voltage Power Supply
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created on September 4, 2002 - JLN Labs - Last update September 4, 2002
All informations in this page are published free and are intended for private/educational purposes and not for commercial applications

You will find below a detailled diagram of a VERY SIMPLE and CHEAP High Voltage power supply ( VS-HVPS ) for the Lifter experiments. This HV power supply is fully adjustable and able to give between +6 KV to +25 KV DC ( 0.3 mA ). With a such power supply you may conduct a lot of experiments and demonstrations with a Lifter v1.0.

The Lifter is able to have a stable hovering with only +23 KV DC and 288uA ( 6.6 Watts )

The HV output can be easily adjusted bewteen 6 to 25 KV with the halogen lamp dimmer.
Use only the first 1/3 of the cursor scale.

A 470 KOhms 5 Watts resistor is required to proect the HV output of the tripler

The car ignition coil used is a Ducellier ( ref : 2790A ) for a 12 V battery.

A close view of the HV tripler

BE CAREFUL, USE EXTREME CAUTION !!!, this device use High Voltage, ALWAYS switch off the input and discharge the output to the ground through 10k/2W resistor before touch it. These plans are not intended for the inexperienced. User of this document should be very carefull and experienced in High-Voltage electronics to try anything out ! If you do it the risk of any results is just yours. I take no responsibility of anything that might happen.
ATTENTION !!!, Faites preuve d'une extrême prudence, Vous manipulez ici de la Haute-Tension, TOUJOURS arrêter puis déconnecter votre alimentation ou le moniteur et décharger la sortie Haute Tension à travers une résistance de 10Kohms/2W avant toute manipulation.. Les plans et les conseils présentés ici, ne sont pas destinés à des débutants. Vous devrez procéder avec soin et prudence et avoir l'habitude de manipuler de la Haute-Tension avant d'envisager une telle expérience ! Si vous décider de réaliser cette expérience, ceci est à votre propre risque et je décline toute responsabilité en ce qui concerne les éventuels dommages matériels ou physiques causés.

See the demonstration video of Lifter with the VS-HVPS

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Click on the picture above to see the video ( 353 Kb )

I shall be very glad to publish all successful Lifters replications in my web site so, don't hesitate to send me the photos, the diagrams and the videos of your experiments.

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