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Figure 35 - Here is my completed pistol style taser
Figure 35 - Here is my completed pistol style taser

The completed unit looks and performs great considering it is built from a throw away camera and a $2 PVC box. You won't be using this device to save your hide in an emergency situation, but it does a great job of showing off your command of the screaming electron to fellow hardware hackers! Charging the photo flash capacitor and then welding it to a coin is also an impressive demonstration of the device and how the power from a single 1.5 volt battery can be converted into a real force to be reckoned with.



Figure 36 - Zap yourself before you zap your fellow nerds!
Figure 36 - Zap yourself before you zap your fellow nerds!

Now that your taser project is completed, it is mandatory that you zap yourself a few times before unleashing the angry electrons on any of your unsuspecting fellow hardware hackers. Don't be a wimp, get a serious grip on those two probes and give that trigger a good push. If you can take it for even a microsecond, then either you are the living dead or your battery is no good! If you think it hurts across the fingers, then I dare you to take a probe in each hand and feel the lightning!



Here are a few warnings and suggestions now that you own a new toy. Never zap an unsuspecting person and never point it at anyone you don't know very well. It may be considered a weapon and you could end up in legal troubles or worse. Never bring this device to any public place, especially an airport, school, your workplace. Don't try to use this device for personal protection as it will just piss off your attacker; it's not nearly as effective as Tasers used in law enforcement. Never mention my name if you get expelled from school or in trouble with The Man due to the misuse of this device! This project is designed to help you learn about electronics, not commit felonies.

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