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Marx Generator Based High Voltage Using MOSFETs
Model: 467    

Solderable DIY project kit for Engineering & Diploma students

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Do-It-Yourself Kit

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Rs. 5,040

Includes complete hardware with plain PCB and a pre-programmed controller for building the project. Extensive documentation for project execution including step-by-step instructions for Circuit building, Assembly procedure and Troubleshooting. Thorough understanding from the Problem definition to Circuit Design to Programming, Testing, Troubleshooting and finally building a working hardware project.

Tool Kit

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Includes Digital Multimeter, Soldering Iron, Screw driver, Cutter, to be used with Do-It-Yourself Kit to build the project.

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Pre-soldered and tested PCB. Choose this option only if you are short on time. Only works along with the Do-It-Yourself Kit. (Can be purchased later)

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The main objective of this project is to develop a circuit to generate a high-voltage DC from the low-voltage DC by Marx generator principle. It develops an output approximately triple to that of the input voltage by using capacitor and MOSFET combination. If the input voltage applied is around 12v volts DC, then the output voltage is around 36 volts DC.

This demo project consists of 4 stages and each stage is made of one MOSFET, two diodes, and one capacitor. The MOSFET is used as a switch; diodes are used to charge the capacitor at each stage without power loss.

A 555 timer generates pulses for the capacitors to charge in parallel during on time. During off time of the pulses, the capacitors are brought in series with the help of MOSFET switches. Finally, the number of capacitors used in series (4 in our project) adds up the voltage to approximately 3 (4 capacitors-1 capacitor) times the supply voltage. This system structure gives compactness and easiness to implement the total system from a DC supply of 12V to get approximately (30V-36V).

This concept in future can be extended to Generate High voltages (KV) using more number of capacitors. This technique is adopted for insulation testing of the electronic components, wires, gadgets, etc.

 

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
Easy to use, Self-explanatory kit.
All-inclusive solution kit.
Extensive audio-visuals available.
Branding-free material.
Call/mail for Tech Support from 10 am - 7 pm.
Can be Customized for Arduino, Raspberry Pi, PIC
Non-Microcontroller Project.
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Marx Generator Based High Voltage Using MOSFETs
Hardware Requirements
  • Battery
  • MOSFET
  • Opto-Isolator
  • Capacitor
  • 555 timer
  • Power Switch
Software Requirements
    None
Q & A
Q:  What is Marx generation?
A:  Marx generation refers to generation of high voltage by charging a number of parallel connected capacitors and then connecting them in series to add the voltages.
Q:  What is the use of MOSFET?
A:  MOSFET is used as a switch to connect the capacitors in series.
Q:  Is it possible without MOSFET?
A:  No, it is not possible without MOSFET
Q:  What is the use of 555 Timer in this project?
A:  In this project, 555 Timer is used for developing square wave for AC type of feed from DC.
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Chaudhari yogesh c., Surat Gujarat on 14th May, 2016, 06:04 PM

Through Friends I got information of this website
My friend had brought the project from your website so I have decided to buy
I have got the components right time
Directly I have purchased online

Amol Pandharinath Khairnar, Nashik on 4th July, 2015, 12:47 PM

I come to know about your Institute through Internet and I used the Different Project topic’s as a keyword.I decided to buy a kit by seeing the pictures in the website. Yes the kit delivered on time with the right components.Yes I called up and someone from your team helped me to purchase.No Suggestions.

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