• cathode
  • inverter (make sure to get the "kit")
  • switch
  • 9 volt battery
  • 2 AA batteries and holder

cold cathode circuit

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One nine volt battery, two AA batteries, a switch, an inverter box, and a cathode lamp.

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  1. Pixelated~Light 56 months ago | reply

    Hey, I recently made one my self! I found if you twist off the top of the cathode case. you can slip on a 1/4" clear hose to keep the actual cathode tube from rattling around in its case! It works perfectly!!! no more broken cathodes.

  2. - Hob - 56 months ago | reply

    I might have to try that. I broke my cathode last weekend due to excessive rattling.

    Nice shot tcb, cheers for the sharingness :)

  3. Montoff 56 months ago | reply

    I recently aquired a cathode last week and housed my cathode in an acrylic cylinder which fitted perfectly attached the switch to the bottom which also works well .

  4. ectro 56 months ago | reply

    I ended up buying a rechargeable 12v battery that really isn't that big. works pretty darn good for whatever

  5. TheFotoGraffer 56 months ago | reply

    I took the 8xAA option.. a lil bit heavier.. but all good..:)

  6. Montoff 56 months ago | reply

    I only used i 9vlt rechargable battery and found this worked really well..as seen in my image farm3.static.flickr.com/2492/3912492250_182a3c2555_b.jpg

  7. { tcb } 56 months ago | reply

    love those comments, nice work everyone! ∆

  8. -glyph- 55 months ago | reply

    tcb: thanks a bunch mate, i'm getting onto this next payday! bought a bunch of LEDs and EL wire with this pay, so now i gotta wait!

    killer tutorial, can't wait to try it out.

  9. tackyshack 54 months ago | reply

    Yup, mine will be built sometime soon hopefully!

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