The Pain of Electricity (AC versus DC)

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Have you always wondered if you electrocuted yourself, which type of electricity would hurt more: AC (Alternating Current) or DC (Direct Current)? Wait no more! ...

    The Pain of Electricity (AC versus DC)
     
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    SLI-756 Banned

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    IcE Don Snow Staff Member

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    That was amusing. Guy needs to wax his brows though.
     
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    Blasphemy. His Iranian:grin:
     

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    NAMEk Master Guru

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    Hilarious ;D
     
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    Andrew LB Master Guru

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    I've had my fair share of shocks over the years, 110v wall power being the most common, i rarely found them incredibly painful. I did have the unfortunate opportunity to have the capacitors from a SoundStream Reference 1000 subwoofer amplifier discharge themselves into my finger... which actually burnt the hell out of my finger tips and threw me backwards.

    The most painful shock i've received had to be a few years back when a friend of mine thought he was going to have a laugh by shocking me with his girlfriends tazer (the non-shooting type) that was very low on power. Well... it turned out she had changed the batteries earlier in the day, which resulted in me getting shocked to living hell, as well as my broken nose for my "former" friend. LoL!
     
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    Just don't be tempted to see how it feels to connect the power supply to your testicles, however! ;)
     
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    That cheered my day up..... :)
     
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    i saw some people get zapped by a 220V live wire, but thankfully it was on a differential circuit breaker, the shock did not reached thier heart, but it made their pain sensors on the finger respond, anyway, 220V is no joke! it KILLS
     
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    Man and i thuoght the guy was going to bite off his tongue
     

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    From my experience, I'd say DC is more painful. I've been shocked a few times by 120Vac, it tingles and you can feel up all the way up your arm but it doesn't really hurt. DC just bites.
     
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    I laughed, hard.
     
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    StewieTech Chuck Norris

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    Hilarious. I´ll take the dude´s word for fact though, not going to fry myself.:wanker:
     
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    oc'ed himself... :3eyes: :)
     

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    Reminds me of the battle between Tesla and Edison,it was about the same topic.
     
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    120Vac on the tongue would Blow your jaw off.


    Funny video, Lol......
     
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    elkosith Maha Guru

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    The best part: "Who the hell sets this on 25 volts!!!"

    The electricity is 220V here, and many people have died because of electric shock.

    My younger brother almost lost his life because of open wire when our house was being renovated. Luckily he fell on a window glass and broke the glass so my mum heard the incident and pulled the wire from his hand. I think he was electrocuted for around 5 seconds.
     
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    But this time it doesn't involve dogs, horses, nor elephants.
     
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    I've been shocked by 230v @ 13amps.

    Hurt like a mofo.

    Palm of my hand was burnt and the current blow off part of one of my finger nails.

    The shock also felt like it pulled my arm from its socket.
     

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