Slayer Exciter

Matt Watts

Slayer Exciter
« on June 15th, 2013, 01:14 AM »Last edited on June 15th, 2013, 01:25 AM by Matt Watts
Hey all,

If you haven't picked up your own personal Slayer Exciter to tinker with, you should do so.  These things are fascinating to toy with.

http://slayerexciter.com/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZb0PxeqAjM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Rh-oY_e5Uo

I just received mine today and I'm having a ball with it.  Very good workmanship for the price, not to mention it demonstrates some of the strangest phenomena I have ever seen from such a simple low power electronic circuit.

Gary Bluer has come up with a real winner here.

Lynx

RE: Slayer Exciter
« Reply #1, on June 15th, 2013, 01:39 PM »Last edited on June 15th, 2013, 01:39 PM by Lynx
Thanks for the tip

Matt Watts

RE: Slayer Exciter
« Reply #2, on June 15th, 2013, 05:30 PM »Last edited on June 18th, 2013, 09:37 PM by Matt Watts
The circuits are very basic and can be fabricated on a breadboard.  I think its performance is due to the quality and precision Gary puts into assembly of the coils.  Certainly you can build it yourself, but my question would be: Why would you want to?  Gary gives you everything you need probably cheaper overall than you could do it yourself, unless of course you wanted to build a precision coil winder anyway.
RE: Slayer Exciter
« Reply #3, on June 18th, 2013, 09:32 PM »Last edited on June 18th, 2013, 09:39 PM by Matt Watts
Here's one for you...

You know about those capacitive touch lamps right?  The ones you just tap with your finger to turn them on/off/dim.  Well this evening I found that I can turn these on anywhere in the house just by touching a screw driver to the end of the L2 coil.  Don't ask me how it does it, because I have no idea.

Another interesting test was putting a burned out florescent lamp inside the L2 coil.  Lights it right up.  Again, someone would need to explain to me how by having the lamp inside the coil (the part where you would expect all the magnetic flux to be) generates an electric current capable of illuminating a lamp that would normally be considered deceased.

So my current circuit is the one with the TIP31 running from a 5volt Nokia cell phone charger.  The meter registers no voltage DC or AC but it does detect a frequency of 393kHz.  I also discovered that if you run the thing for any length of time while you are nearby it, you get a strange tingling in your head.  Not so sure this thing is real safe to play with.

I also found that the placement of the L1 pancake coil makes a noticeable difference in its operation.  Having it at about 1/3 the way up on the L2 coil seems to be about the best spot.  If you assemble the circuit and it doesn't seem to run, check the polarity of the L1 pancake coil, it needs to be oriented such that outer connection goes to positive supply power; inner connection to the transistor collector.

Think my next set of experiments will be with some water tubes to see if this "Exciter" can be used to get a few bubbles going.

firepinto

RE: Slayer Exciter
« Reply #4, on June 21st, 2013, 09:40 AM »
Sounds cool :) can't wait for more!

Nate