Schematics of a DC Arc Discharge

Version 1.1 of 7/5/2010-8:13 p.m.

AC driven DC arc device schematics
Homemade AC driven DC arc device
  1. n x 250W Mercury Vapor Lamp ballasts in parallel control amperage.
  2. 30 Ampere full wave rectifier bridge converts AC to DC.
  3. 10 kW toroidal induction coil stabilizes output current.
  4. Capacitor (optional) smooths output voltage.