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PVM500 Plasma Resonant and Dielectric Barrier Corona Driver
All New - Full Feature

High performance driver is intended for the plasma display manufacturer or experimental plasma scientist/engineer. Its multi-functionality also allows it to be used for the neon artist or experimenter with independent voltage, frequency and duty cycle control.

Universal driver for single-ended and proximity gas display tubes and vessels. Intended for the advanced neon artist and other electrochemical applications. May also be used to check for potential damaging resonances in large gas displays. Also will indicate the power required for a particular display.
 
Excellent for powering ultra large neon, plasma globes and other displays, sputtering, plasma etching, chemical vapor deposition (CVD) coating, and physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating, electro-chemical reactions, and many other research functions.
 
Intended for capacitive loads of 5 to 200 pfd (these can be ozone, chemical, and plasma cells, gas ionizing and igniting, etc.).

Please note that we can design a transformer to match your cell capacitance if it does not fall within our basic range. Contact us to get a quote for your specific needs.

capacitor Advanced single ended circuitry for capacitive loads now features:
  • Independent voltage control from zero to maximum output of 20kv pk-pk
  • Independent current control from 5% to maximum output
  • Independent frequency control from 20 kHz to 70 kHz
  • Large 3" ammeter monitors AC line current. Indicates resonance peaking
  • Adjustable wave form duty cycle function allowing a wide range of operation/display textures
  • Maximum output power over 200 watts
  • Short circuit proof by built-in leakage reactance
  • 120vac 50/60 Hz input (240 vac versions available with auto step down transformer, below)
  • Powers the smallest to the largest neon/plasma displays
  • Measures 7" x 4" x 10" and weighs less than 5 pounds.

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Now at last a reliable and flexible power supply to effectively drive those light capacitive loads. Output power may be adjusted from 10 to 200 watts. Utility unit operates from standard wall power (120 vac 60 hz) and measures 7 x 4 x 10" and weighs less than 5 pounds. Intended for hydrogen production research, corona generation, energizing dielectric barrier junctions, ozone production and other electrochemical applications.

- Ready to use ... $499.95
- Optional step-down transformer for overseas customers operating at 220VAC wall power ... $69.95


Universal High Voltage Modular Power Supply
Excellent for small voltage multipliers, charging Mark generators and other HV applications


This sweetheart of a circuit has many features that can make it a priceless tool for the high voltage researcher and experimenter. Circuit operates on 11 to 15 volts DC drawing 3 amps under full load allowing portable battery or 115 volts AC via a converter.

Output voltage is a 60 kHz high frequency current that is fully short circuit protected. The high frequency also makes possible low storage energy voltage multiplier stacks for high voltage dc sources as well as being an excellent plasma driver when used direct. Output current is fully adjustable via a control pot.

Unit is excellent for powering neon and all types of gas filled vessels using one or two electrodes or can power objects simply by proximity.

Allows total dimming without pulling of ends away from electrodes.

Provides an even distribution of light along the entire display length down to where discharge appears as a wriggling worm at it's lowest setting...NEAT EFFECT.

It easily retrofits to our voltage multipliers modules providing DC voltages up to 100 kv and currents of up to 0.3 milliampere. The current limiting and control feature make this combination an excellent choice for charging capacitors for low loss charging and 12 volt portable operation.

Module is built on a rugged printed circuit board and is mounted in a plastic channel. Complete with input jack for mating to 2.5mm regulated DC wall adapter and high volt output lead with return ground if needed.

  • Open circuit voltage to 7500 peak at 60 to 125 kHz
  • Short circuit current 10 ma
  • Input: 11 to 15 volts DC at 3 amps fully loaded
  • Adjustable current by duty cycle controlled pulse
  • 7" output leads
  • 12" input leads
  • Compact 7" x 2-1/8" x 1-1/8", weighing less than 5 oz!
  • Easily retrofits to our voltage multipliers
power supply
GRADRIV10
power supply
GRADRIV1K
- Assembled and tested ... $79.50
- Kit/Plans ... $49.50
- Paper plans ... $8.00
- Downloadable plans ... $4.00

- Power supply for GRADRIV ... $29.95
12 Volts 4 Amps, Fully Regulated. Operates from 100 to 240 vac input with a standard 3-prong US plug. 3 foot output cable with a 5 mm output plug. Included IEC power cord. CE recognized.

MINIMAX Series Modules

These low-cost, high-voltage sources operate from a 12 volt battery for field use or a wall adapter converter for normal 115 vac use (the appropriate adapters are listed with each unit, if you require a power supply). Virtually indestructible circuitry is open and short circuit protected and will withstand reasonable amounts of EMP. Output is end point grounded and is at a high frequency of 25 to 35 khz. This higher frequency allows easy conversion to high voltage DC sources using voltage multiplier stacks. The direct high frequency output can be used to power plasma and gas discharge display tubes. All models include appropriate input and output leads for easy terminations.


MINIMAX30 - 3Kv open circuit at 20 ma short circuit, requiring 12 vdc at 800 ma. Full metal enclosure. 2" x 1-1/2". Easily generates 15 kv at 1 ma with our five stage multiplier. UL approved unit.
High Voltage, High Frequency Power Supplies


Instructions

- 3000 Volt Module ... $19.95
10-24 @ $14.95ea.  25-99 @ $13.95ea.  100+ @ $11.95ea.
- 12vdc/.8 amp 115 vac Wall Adapter ... $8.95

MINIMAX40 - 4Kv open circuit at 15 ma short circuit, requiring 12 vdc at 1 amp. Open frame. 4-1/4" x 1" x 1-3/8". Easily generates 20 kv at 1 ma with our five stage multiplier. UL approved unit.
High Voltage, High Frequency Power Supplies


Instructions

- 4000 Volt Module ... $19.95
10-24 @ $14.95ea.  25-99 @ $13.95ea.  100+ @ $11.95ea.

- 12vdc/1 amp 115 vac Wall Adapter ... $12.95

MINIMAX70 - 7kv open circuit at 10 ma short circuit requiring 12-14 vdc at 1000 ma. Open frame with potted transformer 5 x 1" (Free Instructions). Easily generates 30 kv at 0.5 ma with our five stage multiplier.
High Voltage, High Frequency Power Supplies
- 7000 Volt Module ... $34.95
10-24 @ $29.95ea.  25-99 @ $26.95ea.  100+ @ $22.95ea.
- Paper plans ... $5.00
- Downloadable plans ... $3.00

Wall Adapters for MINIMAX70:
- 12vdc/1.5 amp 115 vac Wall Adapter ... $15.95
- 14vdc/1amp Adapter with Grounding Pin for Single End Displays ... $19.95

5 Stage Low Power Voltage Multiplier

For use with above MINIMAX series, built on a 1.25 x 4" polycarbonate board with discharge limiting resistor. Open assembly is operable as is, but can easily be potted for operation in high humidity conditions.

- Voltage Multiplier ... $39.95
10-25 @ $33.95ea.

Plasma, Gas Discharge, and Jacob's Ladder Power Supplies

High voltage, high frequency current limited power supplies. Balanced output with center point grounded. Intended for laboratory research in the study of plasmas, gas lasers and open arc discharges.

Patented circuitry is UL approved with full short circuit, ground fault, and open circuit safety shutdown.


UL 2161 Approved XL1035

Designed and patented by Information Unlimited Inc. for Array Marketing

High Voltage, High Frequency Power Supplies

This transformer was designed, patented and UL approved by the owner of Information Unlimited Inc. It was used by the four largest beer and ale companies and is still used today with the amount of over 300,000 pieces in service since its inception.

Restores Darkened Displays Using Our Patented Mercury Migration Circuitry!

These current limited and balanced output transformers are excellent for all size neon displays tubes up to 50 feet. Patented circuitry uses our ground fault safety shut down for safe operation. This unit is a high brightness transformer with an honest 10,000 volts open circuit at a short circuit current of 35ma. It includes an adjustable preset level dimmer switch and operates from 115 VAC drawing 2.3 amps when fully loaded.

Fully enclosed in a 5-½ X 5 x 2-¼" plastic flame-retardant box with pull chain switch and 8-foot 3-wire power cord. Temperature rated for continuous operation up to 85°C (185°F). 24" GTO flexible output leads. Guaranteed patented circuit eliminates mercury migration and actually restores most darkened displays to normal.

- Transformer ... $69.95
10-49 @ $59.95ea.  50-99 @ $49.95ea.  100+ @ $44.95ea.

Single Ended or Contactless
Gas Discharge Power Supplies

Single ended and current limited are intended for use with one electrode on a capacitive probe for non-contaminating laboratory applications.

These devices are excellent when combined with a Cockcroft Walton voltage multiplier for lossless capacitor charging.


NEONIZER
High Voltage, High Frequency Power Supplies Small thumbed sized unit operates from included 12vac 0.5 amp wall adapter. Device will power up a 24" piece of 12 mm thick discharge tube using only one electrode. Open frame construction of 3/4" height x 5/8" width x 3.75" length is easily enclosed for small laboratory applications.
- Transformer ... $29.95
10-24 @ $24.95ea.  25-99 @ $21.95ea.  100+ @ $19.95ea.


PVM12
Powers up to 14" Plasma Globes from 12VDC capacitor


INPUT - 12VDC 3A (requires a 12V power supply)
OUTPUT - Variable 1k-20kV
FREQUENCY - Variable 20k-50kHz
CURRENT - Reactance Limited to 20mA

Front panel adjustable output plasma power supply, excellent for driving plasma globes up to 14" in diameter and other similar-sized plasma cells and displays such as our plasma tornado, neon tubing, etc. Single ended driver for gas-filled displays operates from 12 volt input at 3A minimum. Variable open circuit voltage of 1k-20kV with short circuit current of 20mA. Frequency is adjustable from 20k to 50kHz and is controlled from the front panel; voltage automatically adjusts to capacitive load & frequency. Unit is built on a metal chassis with plastic cover. Size is 2 x 3 x 6" rectangular with a 12" output lead and 3" input leads.

- 20kV 30W power supply ... $79.95
10-49 @ $69.95ea.  50-99 @ $62.95ea.  100+ @ $59.95ea.
     

Instructions
- Wall adapter for PVM12 ... $29.95
Allows operation from a standard wall socket in the range of 100 to 240VAC. Provides an output of 12 Volts @ 4 Amps, fully regulated. Has a 3-foot input cable with a standard 3-prong US plug, and a 3-foot output cable with a 5mm output plug. Included IEC power cord. CE recognized.

PVM400
High Voltage, High Frequency Power Supplies


INPUT - 115 or 220VAC, 1-2 amps (plugs directly into wall outlet)
OUTPUT - Variable 1-20kv
FREQUENCY - Variable 20-60khz
CURRENT - Reactance Limited to 25 ma
SAFETY - Over Voltage Shutdown Manual Reset
OPTIONS - Flashing, Sound and Music Control, and Pulsed Duty Cycle Attachments Available

High-powered front panel adjustable output plasma driver operates from 115 or 220 vac and is intended for large plasma-globes, columns and large gas filled discharge vessels up to 30 inches. Rectangular shaped unit is 2 x 3 x 10" deep and is built on an aluminum chassis with plastic cover. A 2 x 3" panel contains the fuse power adjust control, indicator lamp and power cord exit. Output end is open with a 12" 30 Kv high voltage and 4' grounding lead. Factory set open circuit voltage shutdown protects the transformer from too light and no load operation. Internal circuitry protects against short circuits. Open circuit voltage is 20 Kv with a short circuit current of 25 ma load lines at 125 watts of output. The power adjust control varies the frequency from 20 to 60 kHz and controls output current. Full load output line current is 1.5 amps.

This unit can also be used with a high voltage multiplier stack for obtaining DC voltages over 100 Kv. This setup allows current charging of high energy capacitors without the need for "lossy" current limiting resistors.


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- 20kV 150W power supply ... $199.95
5-9 @ $179.95ea.  10+@ $149.95ea.

 

- 20kV 150W power supply at 220V for overseas customers ... $199.95
5-9 @ $179.95ea.  10+@ $149.95ea.

PVM400DELUX
Powers up to 48" Plasma Globes
Single Electrode Operation

As above PVM400, but with Optional Features.


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1. This model PVM400DELUX has a built-in controller that allows you to change the display texture over a considerable range. This feature greatly enhances the display effect by controlling the ratio of pulse on to off times.

2. Contains a 3.5 mm audio jack that accepts a 5 volt level allowing the unit to flash to any external source. Excellent effect when activated in coincidence to the base beat of any music system when using our BASEBEAT10 as shown below. Unit can be made to flash at a 50/50 rate from 1 to 30 flashes per second with the below FLASH10. Multiple units up to four displays may be activated by our 10 program ANIMATOR40 shown below.

PVM400DELUX
- 20kV 150W power supply with control feature options ... $249.95
- Optional step-down transformer for overseas customers operating at 220VAC wall power ... $69.95

Free Instructions

Base Beat Musical Light Flasher

ATTENTION Music Lovers!
  • Neon light tubes flash to the musical base beats
  • Neat action display
  • Great add on to existing music systems
Small control unit interfaces with our PVM400DELUX transformer (or any transformer with an audio/animation control input) and controls large plasma displays (such as our plasma globes) or many feet of neon tubing, by flashing along with the base beat of the music.

Unit is ready to use as-is or can easily be housed in any suitable enclosure. Built-in microphone eliminates hardwired hookup to a sound system. Easy to use, just adjust knobs for desired effect.

- Ready to Use ... $59.95

FLASHER

Flashes a single PVM400DELUX or two in anti-coincidence -- that is, one "off" the other "on" and reversing. Mating plugs fit into the PVM400DELUX unit. Adjustable flash rate.
- Ready to Use ... $29.95

ANIMATOR

Four channel operation controls four PVM400DELUX's with up to ten selectable programs with a digital readout. Animation speed is adjustable. Complete with mating plugs. Custom programs on request.
- Ready to Use ... $69.95

Energy Probe
thermag

Radiant Energy Probe and E-Field Detector

Probe detects E fields produced by electrical activity and other unknown anomalies. Unit uses no batteries or other sources of power. Unit can also provide a three dimensional output "footprint" of medical healing machines such as LAKHOVSKY coils, High voltage generators, Ion machines, Dangerous lightning levels, Power line E field gradients, High frequency radiation from TESLA coils and similar devices. This probe is used by paranormal researchers as seen on some TV shows.

This device is for detecting strong E fields, like those from plasma globes, tesla coils, ion generators, etc. It is not intended for weak E fields, like those generated by many household items. If you need something to detect household or weaker energy fields, we suggest our IOD40.

The apparatus is electrically balanced and designed in the shape of a wand with a 2 inch brass sphere at its detecting end. The handle is 1” OD x 9” of treated polycarbonate with plated metallic tape wrapped around the ends. A red neon indicator lamp (a standard bulb that should last for years, but can easily be replaced if needed) flashes upon detection and increases as you get closer to the source, or if the source gets stronger.

Probe detects:

  • Potential free energy field locations
  • Electric fields produced by ions sources
  • Dangerous static charges
  • Paranormal and UFO energy fields
  • High frequency radiation
  • Weather phenomena lightning
  • High voltage leakage points
  • Plotting a three dimensional footprint of E-fields of HV sources
  • Detects strange and otherwise unidentifiable sources

This handy unit is easy to use and can check the validity of output energy of various healing machines and other radiating products. It is a must-have product for those working in these energy fields.

- Assembled ... $34.95