Tesla Guitar

unclejed613

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2006-12-28 12:19 am
a flame is composed of ionized gases. you can use high voltage to modulate a candle flame, but the carbon buildup is a problem. scientific american did a diy project back in the 70's about a plasma cutting torch with a sidebar about modulating the device with audio.
 
a diy project back in the 70's about a plasma cutting torch with a sidebar about modulating the device with audio.

And the concensus of knowledge gained, loosely translated: "Look Out You'se Kids, Don' Put Yer Lips Ohne It!"

What da helll is zat?
I dunno what da helll dat is!
Well... What da helll is it?
I know what da helll dat is!!!! ...What da helll is it?

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