Shock from a camera flash is lethal!!

Discussion in 'General Science & Technology' started by Hideki Matsumoto, Sep 17, 2004.

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  1. TBodillia Registered Senior Member

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    Old statement: This is the same idea they use to protect tanks now. They have huge capacitor banks and a double hull system. When a projectile's payload (usually molten metal) breaks through the first hull and contacts the second, it completes the circuit (hot and ground) and is INSTANTLY vaporized preventing it from reaching any persons inside the tank. Cant be use for a moment or two afterwards, but usually after one hit the tank has shot whoever was shooting at it.


    He is describing electric reactive armor, but that is in development and not in use. The current system in use is explosive reactive armor: an explosive charge sandwiched between two plates.

    http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2002/08/54641

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reactive_armour
     
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  3. John Connellan Valued Senior Member

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    I am always worried because every day I come homwe from work, my partner has added another hundred close-up flash photos of our now 3 month old baby.

    He usually stares directly into the camera and I hate to think of what all this exposure might be doing to his eyes!
     
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  7. s0meguy Worship me or suffer eternally Valued Senior Member

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    i once took a shock from a 230v power outlet (regular power outlet in europe used for all regular appliances), or however you say that in english. all i had was a little pain. is the flash thingy power output really stronger than that? i mean, you can run friggin washing machines on the outlet that i got shocked from.
     
  8. deicider got omnicidead Registered Senior Member

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    Hand over the cash!! Am holding a camera and am not afraid to use it!!
    Now or i'll flash u dead!!!
     
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