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Does anyone still sell kits for strobe lights?

or anything that drives a Xenon flash tube?

cheers
Terry

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"Terry Given"

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**  Not any more   ....

all the epileptics got up in arms and legs about them.

Fairly frothing at the mouth, they were.


Seriously ....

far too dangerous to sell to kiddies and dopes.

No PLI company would allow it.



......   Phil



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Reckon you may be a sufferer Philly?

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Hmm, that would explain it. looks like its DIY all the way then. bugger,
a kit would have made a nice starting point.

Thanks Phil

Cheers
Terry

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Hi Terry,

DSE still list some strobe kits, limited availability probably, but
they still have :

"Disco Strobe"

http://dseau.resultspage.com/search.php?p=R&srid=S2%2d1&lbc=dseau&w=xenon&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww%2edse%2ecom%2eau%2fcgi%2dbin%2fdse%2estorefront%2f%5fsessionid%5f%2fProduct%2fView%2fK3155&rk=5&uid90%903421&sid=2&ts=p2&rsc06%SwbcJOUnJwA96J&sessionid45%f0879c041fabb8273fc0a87f9c074e&method=and&isort=score

And

"Discovery Series Kit Xenon Flasher"

http://dseau.resultspage.com/search.php?p=R&srid=S2%2d1&lbc=dseau&w=xenon&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww%2edse%2ecom%2eau%2fcgi%2dbin%2fdse%2estorefront%2f%5fsessionid%5f%2fProduct%2fView%2fK2809&rk=2&uid90%903421&sid=2&ts=p2&rsc=icfROa2pUDHwSH-F&sessionid45%f0879c041fabb8273fc0a87f9c074e&method=and&isort=score

cheers

Jacob


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http://dseau.resultspage.com/search.php?p=R&srid=S2%2d1&lbc=dseau&w=xenon&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww%2edse%2ecom%2eau%2fcgi%2dbin%2fdse%2estorefront%2f%5fsessionid%5f%2fProduct%2fView%2fK3155&rk=5&uid90%903421&sid=2&ts=p2&rsc06%SwbcJOUnJwA96J&sessionid45%f0879c041fabb8273fc0a87f9c074e&method=and&isort=score
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http://dseau.resultspage.com/search.php?p=R&srid=S2%2d1&lbc=dseau&w=xenon&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww%2edse%2ecom%2eau%2fcgi%2dbin%2fdse%2estorefront%2f%5fsessionid%5f%2fProduct%2fView%2fK2809&rk=2&uid90%903421&sid=2&ts=p2&rsc=icfROa2pUDHwSH-F&sessionid45%f0879c041fabb8273fc0a87f9c074e&method=and&isort=score
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thanks Jacob, I've sent my poor, crippled old dad off on his bike (he
cant drive, due to a brokedn shoulder) to get some and mail them to me.

Cheers
Terry

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No Problems :)  Just wish I had been quick enough to grab a $25 ESR
meter :(  I've got a Marantz amp under repair and could really use a
decent cap tester!

cheers

Jacob


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"Terry Given"
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 ** Huh  ?????

Go to any place that sells lighting effects for stage or disco.

They have lovely, dirt cheap CHINESE  made ones  !!!





......  Phil



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good call Phil, I never thought of that (my boomerang wont come back).
of course I'd then have to reverse-engineer it, c.f. reading the
attached schematic, but it aint hard. And besides, I'll need to
reverse-engineer the magnetics regardless...

Cheers
Terry

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"Terry Given"

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 **  There are no " magnetics " in a stage or disco strobe.

The whole caboodle operates at mains potential, often with a voltage doubler
to give 680 volts DC on the storage cap   -  ie dangerous as hell.




.......  Phil







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trigger transformer?

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I'll say! I've seen electric fence energisers that do that, too.

Cheers
Terry

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Buy a car ignition strobe that works off 12V and build a simple pulse
generator to drive the trigger circuit instead of the pickup that clamps on
the HT lead.



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Disco Strobe $99

http://www.dse.com.au/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/en/product/K3155

-- Michael Heydon

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yep, have one of them and two of the lamp flashers. easier than
veroboard....

Cheers
Terry

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