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From: Stef Mientki
Subject: Re: Any good uses for old microwave over parts?
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 18:45:46 +0100
Organization: The University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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you could use it to produce "ball lightning" (just once :-) ??
see for instance
> I disassembled my old microwave oven because the interlock became
> unreliable. Otherwise everything is functional. I can see using the
> keypad controler as darkroom timer You can even use it to generate a
> duty cycle cycler; at 50% power, the output cycles on and off at a 50%
> rate. you can use it to blink some lights and the like.
> But what can be safely done with the microwave tube and supply? I once
> saw a diagram for an amatuer microwave transmitter. I even saw an ad for
> a plasma etcher that used a microwave oven as the exciter.
> Any ideas, even funny ones?
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