Tesla Coils Playing the Super Mario Theme

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  1. Ivan

    Ivan fsck!

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    El Caco, yevetz, D-EJ915 and 3 others like this.
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    that is the most metal thing I have ever seen!
     
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    Very badass. :yesway:
     
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    The theory is pretty simple: if you want to play a 1000Hz tone, turn the coil on and off 1000 times per second. Execution is a bit more complex (and dangerous)
     
  5. Ivan

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    I believe those things work on frequencies from 25kHz to couple of MHz. Those guys use some kind of digital modulation to achieve the sounds.
     
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    Nice! :yesway: I want Super Mario Galaxy NOW!
     
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    holy shit that rules :mf666:
     
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    They do. However, that high frequency is being switched to create the audio tone, sorta kinda like PWM. I saw a video explanation from the creator of those coils at some point, I'll try to find it.
     
  9. yevetz

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    Awesome.!
     
  10. TomAwesome

    TomAwesome I LIKE JUICE!!!

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    Hah, that's great!
     
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    I can picture Trent Reznor incorporating that into his live performance:yesway:
     
  12. Ivan

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    Well, I thought it was something like PWM, then I thought that would be too simple an explanation. :lol:

    Please find the video. :yesway:
     

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