(WARNING: THE USE OF THIS TAZER AS WELL AS ANY OTHER ELECTRICAL OBJECT RELATED TO THIS PROJECT CAN BE FATAL. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE FREE OF ANY HEART DISEASES AS WELL AS MENTAL ILLNESSES BEFORE ATTEMPTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIS OBJECT. BY READING THIS INSTRUCTABLE, YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE AM I RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE YOU MAY CAUSE TO YOURSELF OR OTHERS.)
There may be other instructables teaching you how to create a simple shocker out of a disposable camera. I made one of those and well... took it to school and got it taken away. I figured, if i could completely hide all of the connections and stuff, it would be easy to trick other people its only a disposable camera. Well, here's how to do it.
Step 1: Materials
What you will need:
1 Kodak disposable FLASH camera
Sticky tak or clay
Make sure that you have adult supervision if you are under 18 when using the knife
Step 2: Disection of the Camera
On the sides of the camera, there should be little wedges that keeps the camera intact. They may be covered by the sticker wrapping. Pull on those wedges to release the latch that hold the two pieces of the camera together. There should be two plastic outer pieces, one plastic inner piece, a circuit board, and a little turny thing. Throw away the turny thing. Be careful with the circuit board, as it might shock you. Remove the battery and get your tweezers and using the metal side, touch the two pieces of wire leading out of the capacitator (the battery like thing). There might be a huge spark, so be careful. Touch it a few times and you should be safe from shock. In the examples, I had already finished the camera so the wires are connected. Don't mind that for now.
Step 3: Create the Casing
Now, after you have short circuited the capacitator, it's time to put the circuit board back into the inner plastic holster. Using the x-acto knife, cut a hole in the holster where the leads of the capacitator meet the circuit board. Attach two alligator clips to the leads of the capacitator through the hole. You might want to put some electrical tape between the clips to prevent accidental short circuiting. Now, attach the electric wires to the alligator clips. Cut two semi circles leading to the right side of the camera so that the wires can go through. Refer to the pictures for detailed explanations.
Step 4: Almost There...
Cut two holes in the right side of the camera (the side without the battery). The holes must be big enough to fit part of the last two holes in them. One clip per hole. Connect the open end of the wires to the last two clips and fit the clips in the holes. Fill in any open space with clay or sticky tak. Now you're almost done. Find the outer back casing piece of the camera and cut of part of the left edge. This is so you can remove and replace the battery any time. Now put it all back together. After you've done so, press the charge button on the front of the camera and you should hear a whirring sound. Either try to short-circuit it again by touching the two clips extending out, or shock somebody else. If it works, then congratulations! If not, post any questions/comments below
Step 5: Conclusion
Overall... this project took quite some time. I built my first one only to get it confiscated, so i hope this one will be better. I'm going to try to enter my first contest with this so please give me high remarks. To turn the circuit off, simply remove the battery and touch the two clip tips with any metal object, which will cause sparks. Btw, if you do bring this to work/school/etc., DO NOT short circuit it in front of people. You will get it confiscated because of the sparks. Any questions/comments, post below please.