Tesla Coil Dangers

Most recent answer: 09/04/2011

Hi. I am thinking about building a robot. Is it feasible that I break a plasma ball and use the tesla coil in it as a weapon? Is it dangerous to humans?
- Felix Jen (age 13)
Rowland Heights, CA, USA
If you Google "Tesla coil safety" you'll find many sites with major warnings about many dangers of Tesla coils. Under no circumstances should you consider letting a robot loose with a Tesla coil.

Mike W.

(published on 09/04/2011)