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Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!!
by Plasmana on June 1, 2008 Table of Contents Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Intro: Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 1: Get the things!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 2: Gas discharge tube fun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 3: Solid-state things fun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 4: Dangerous fun!!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 5: Plasma 360 experiments... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 2 3 5 6 9

Step 6: (UPDATE) What happens if you put the neodymium magnets near the... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Related Instructables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Comments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

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A big nail . USA. After we moved.Aluminum foil . I developed great interest in electronics.Cold cathode tube (any color and type will do) ... try and try again until you succeed!" Now I go to College and study Electrics (not surprising!) to get my qualification. so I may be a bit strange to you.neon bulb (I used some tiny ones) . then igh voltage electronics.Xenon tube (you can find one inside a disposable flash camera) . you can use any plasma globe you have .Neon sign And some more things. Also you need some more things if you want more fun out of your plasma globe. I was surprised that the florescent tube glows near the plasma globe without any physical electric contact! So I started experimenting with my plasma globe with gas discharge tubes and some solid-state things... fireworks. But I am not that easily discouraged. because all of this dang ultra strict Health and Safety laws! –––––––––––––––––––––––– Intro: Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! On this instructable.. but never succeeded at constructing the ultimate project.Author:Plasmana –––––––––––––––––––––––– My motto: "Energy cannot be created nor destroyed!" –––––––––––––––––––––––– I have a brain condition called Asperger syndrome. please let me know and I will try fix it. I will continue working on until I succeed. And I tend to take things a bit too literally. I have archived many projects I wanted to do.from little tiny USB plasma globe all the way to the gigantic laboratory plasma globe. I will show you what thing can react to the plasma globe. And it is amazing how some things reacted to the electric fields that is created by the plasma globe. what is the point? I was born and raised in New Orleans. . therefore I absolutely hate wars.. –––––––––––––––––––––––– I love anything that can light up the skies and ending with an loud band.Energy saver lamp (compact fluorescent bulb) (any type will do) . "The first you failed. Some times later. Get some of those thing you have around your house! I am very sure you have one of any of those things in your house! . . the Tesla Coil. I saw a short video on You Tube about a florescent tube lighting up when placed near the plasma globe. the plasma globe I used is called "Plasma 360".LCD screen (I used one from broken electronics) You could also try experiment using other things like. There is a saying that my Gran always say. then my family finally decided to move to England after Hurricane Katrina gave us a push to do so.florescent tube (any size will do) ..com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . I wanted to do something more fun with the plasma globe. Step 1: Get the things!! The thing you must have is the plasma globe itself. you will find out later in this instructable) . Please note that I am only 15 years old and I am not very good at grammar so if you find some parts of the instructable confusing..instructables...A long piece of wire http://www.LED's (use cheap junk LED's. I find just looking and touching a plasma globe kinda boring. and EXPLOSIVES! As long as no harm has been done. lighting.

I salvaged that tube from a broken bug zapper.. 10. 12. please note that I an NOT responsible for any damage you have done to your things with your plasma globe and also plasma globes are high voltage devices so I am NOT responsible if you harm your self in any way from the plasma globe. before we move on.instructables. 3. you could try put your neon sign near the plasma globe and see what happens. Image Notes http://www.. so maybe use a "dead" energy saver lamp if you don't want to risk killing your good one. I found this glow plug in the trash. 6. wrapping paper and so on. Plasma 360. Tiny neon bulbs. (you only need one. I brought this horseshoe xenon tube from Maplin. 13. . brighter than the white florescent tubes. . Cheap energy saver lamp. Plug. Plasma 360's power supply. 2.) OK. LCD screens (I use this little on on the left). 4. Step 2: Gas discharge tube fun Once you got some gas discharge tubes. Xenon tubes that you can find inside of a disposable flash cameras. Earth ground wire. 5. 4.The florescent tube does not glow so brightly but surprising enough that it glows without any physical electric contract! Energy saver lamps (compact fluorescent bulb)will do same thing what florescent tube does. And one more thing. 3. Pretty cool eh? . more if you want). 9.any thing that is paper (like paper towel. 8 watt UV florescent tube. Blue cold-cathode tube in its protective cover. 8 watt cool-white florescent tube.. flick the switch "ON" on the plasma globe and place a tube near the plasma globe and sit back and enjoy the fascinating glows from the tubes. 2. 7.. 11. tissue. A big nail. Image Notes 1.The cold cathode I have glows brightly.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . 4 watt cool-white florescent tube.The xenon tubes should have an eerie blue glow. Cord. . Aluminum foil.. A pile of cheap LED's. be reasonable and have fun!! Image Notes 1. 8. So I used the glow plug instead of a big nail.Any neon bulbs should have an orange glow. and thought this glow plug will make a perfect earth ground terminal... 14. Please beware that some types of energy saver's ballast will "die" after being exposed the electric fields from the plasma globe.

The 4 watt cool-white florescent tube does not glow brightly as the 8 watt ones did.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . This is a xenon tube from a disposable flash camera and it is held by my hand. Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1. This is a horseshoe xenon tube.instructables. it is really deep blue. 2.. 8 watt cool-white florescent tube. Image Notes 1. 8 watt UV florescent tube. http://www.1. Image Notes 1. Please note the light that is giving off by the xenon tube is NOT white like you see in this photo.. Cold-cathode tube glowing brightly.

After a few more seconds.00 each.. the digits are appearing on the LCD after a few seconds. Step 3: Solid-state things fun Now try putting some solid-state things near the plasma globe and see what happens. ... Image Notes 1. Five tiny neon bulbs in a string are glowing.The LED's may or may not glow and use cheap LED's because the LED's may die after being with the plasma globe. After the plasma globe was turned on.. the LCD is showing the digits more strongly. Now take the LCD screen far away from the plasma globe and notice what happened to the LCD screen? The LCD screen still shows digits! And the digits on the LCD screen will soon disappear.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . http://www. so be careful on what LED's you use. ..instructables.Image Notes 1..The LCD screen should show digits or something. Image Notes 1. I had already lost two white LED's that cost me $3.

Be careful not to touch the foil of the active plasma globe because you may get nasty RF burns and damage your nerve cells. This crocodile/alligator clip is connected to the earth ground wire. Now put a piece of paper very close to the ark and it should burn or even catch on fire!!! (Sorry no picture of this happing) OK. 2. The digits still shows on the LCD even after the plasma globe is turned off or if taken away from the plasma globe! Image Notes 1. Get an big nail (I used a glow plug) and wrap some wire around the nail. Then stick the nail with wire wrapped on it in the soil outside. Image Notes 1. Little piece of wire. that will be used for your plasma globe experiments! OK... you had done that fun bit. Two green and one yellow LED's are glowing dimly. but now what happens if you connect the gas discharge tubes and solid-state things to the plasma globe with foil and earth ground?? Obviously it will glow brighter! Take a look at the pictures down below! Also I recommend that you do not do this to the energy saver lamps and LCD screen as it might get damaged. although you may not feel any pain if you let the arks jump from the plasma globe with foil to your finger because the plasma globe operates at high frequency and our nerves cannot detect such frequency.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . Drawing a 2mm or 3mm ark. 4. bring the earth ground wire very close (but not touching) to the plasma globe with foil on it and you will get teeny tiny purple arks. so be careful.instructables. 3. There now you have a source of earth ground. Now you need a wire that is connected to the earth ground. Be very careful not to touch the foil of the active plasma globe! http://www.Image Notes 1. Step 4: Dangerous fun!!! Now this is a dangerous fun part! Turn off your plasma globe and cover your plasma globe with aluminum foil and turn the plasma globe on again.

Cover the glass ball in foil. Cool-white tube. Drawing an ark in the dark. Image Notes 1.instructables. UV tube. Image Notes 1. http://www. Ark reflection. 2.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . Cool-white tube.Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1... Image Notes 1.

..com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ .. This horseshoe xenon tube has only one plasma stream.. Two green and one yellow LED's. Image Notes 1. Plasma stream..instructables. almost red. Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1.. http://www. the plasma stream will reacts to the magnetic fields and will make many interesting patterns. they look like flames. It looks like there is an electrical storm going on inside this xenon tube Image Notes 1. Blue cold-cathode tube. Aaaa! Electric fire! The neon bulbs are glowing very bright orange.Image Notes 1. If you put a strong magnet near the xenon tube. Image Notes 1. and it is really cool.

. help.. Well. Now let your imagination loose.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ .. So I took the ballast off the tube and attach the tube to the plasma globe with foil on it and it glows brightly! Step 5: Plasma 360 experiments. Have fun with your plasma globe!! I hope you enjoyed this instructable! Question.. Try experiment with other things. idea. or something? Make an comment! http://www. I just feared that the plasma globe may destroy the electronic ballast.Image Notes 1.. like what happens if you put a cell phone (use a broken one) with a screen near the plasma globe? Will the screen light up? who knows.instructables. I didn't mean that you will destroy the tube if you hook it up to the plasma globe..

Then I turned on my plasma globe and the xenon tube is making an ark inside of it.Step 6: (UPDATE) What happens if you put the neodymium magnets near the. so I am going to do that experiment.instructables.com/ ).com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ .. So I brought 100 1/4 x 1/4 N38 rod neodymium magnets from Power Magnet Store ( http://www. I covered my plasma globe aluminum foil.powermagnetstore.) http://www. it was a worth try (or am I doing something wrong? Please tell me if you know what am I doing wrong.) I now wanted to know if a plasma ark inside a xenon tube will do anything interesting if I put my magnets near the tubes. Oh well. When my order finally arrived.... the ark inside the xenon tube is affected by the magnets! But I don't understand... and I put a cube of 100 magnets near the tube and what happened? The ark inside the tube move and wiggled due to the magnetic force from the magnets. the arks supposed to do something strange. I connected one end of the xenon tube to the plasma globe and the other end of the xenon tube to the earth ground. Nothing the arks is doing nothing but it is attracted to the magnets because of its conductivity. the arks inside the plasma globe are not affected by the magnets? (I guess its because the arks are always moving about in the plasma globe.. I put a cube of 100 magnets on top of my plasma globe and guess what happen. Yaay. (UPDATE) What happens if you put the neodymium magnets near the plasma globe??? I had been told that if you put strong magnet near the plasma globe..

I managed to make a cube of 100 magnets. After a lot of panting and puffing. http://www. I brought 100 neodymium magnets. 100 magnets. Coins are not needed.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . Nothing interesting happened. Image Notes 1. count them if you like. just to compare the size of the magnet.instructables.Image Notes 1. Some of the arks are just attracted to the magnets. Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1.

. 2.instructables. Xenon tube. Cube of 100 magnets. Related Instructables How to use burnt Compact Florescent Light Circuit Module by iffee How To (Not) Hack A Night Light by Duff 333 DIY Retrofitting Entertainment Center Lighting by LasVegas Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! version 2. Image Notes 1.5 by Plasmana USB powered plasma globe by IW5 Industries AC Powered Engine Timing Light by Phil B http://www.. To earth ground. Image Notes 1. 4. To plasma globe with foil on it. In the dark. The ark has bent due to the magnetic fields! Image Notes 1. It also works for disposable camera's xenon tube.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . 3.Image Notes 1.

Later found that a magnet will pull the picture of a black and white tv. I was playing with our plasma globe. 8:18 AM REPLY HardcastleMcKormick says: Jun 7. can't remember. 2010. 2010. Addy771 says: Nov 27. 2010. Funding dried up when a sponsor went bankrupt. Needless to say. 1:28 PM REPLY The Wardenclyffe Tower was a full scale test subject. Look up "skin effect" to see one of the differences. The LEDs probably blew because of the very high voltage present Oct 1. If you tried to do this with LEDs they have probably blown because diodes must be connected in series with a current-limiting component (a resistor) in any circuit because a diode will only drop a certain amount of potential.Comments 50 comments Add Comment view all 556 comments nutsandbolts_64 says: Feb 2. Tesla invented AC current. Keep it up! I look forward to reading more of your experiments and ibles.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . I was a bit freaked out at first. NoxCor says: Yep did the magnet and color tv thing when I was 9 or 10. I was slowly bringing the clay to the surface. Just a precaution. 11:50 PM REPLY To the author: I think what you've done is just created a power source.org) for more info on gases and their colours etc.P. 2010. This is making a radiator or antenna. acronum says: Nov 18. 2011. and I saw weird arcs. I'm not sure what you did with the LEDs but in some of your earlier images you've simply touched one end of a string of lights or something to the globe and the other end to ground.you can't get the magnets near the middle of an arc. piece of paper. I think it was in New York. I never use this feature but found that If the 360 gets within a foot of the radio the projector turns on until the 360 is moved away. That tower would have sent electricity to most of the Eastern sea-board if Edison and J. Voltage acts very differently at low and high frequencies.. So any discharge tube bought near the plasma globe (which is acting as a voltage antenna) will cause it to glow. 8:05 PM REPLY Actually. Dec 4. Rumors had it that on Manhattan Island there was an earthquake. and cops broke into Tesla's lab to find him trying to turn it off with a sledge hammer LOL! The power button got stuck xD http://www. which induces a current in the tubes without physically needing to touch them! It's the same concept that transformers work on. and another to burn the paper. could not sit down for a day without wincing. And he developed his own version of the lightbulb that was easier to manufacture (and cheaper) because Edison didn't want him to use anything of his in the local fair. Morgan hadn't had it blown up. the 360 is no longer on the night stand next to my head. Plasma balls like this one are basically a miniature version of Wardenclyffe Tower (a giant tesla coil). which would measure the harmonic frequency then would output that frequency to start breaking things. Dec 19. 2010. 2011. If you can find a tube with a nice thin discharge in it you will be able to see the results better than a soft broad discharge tube like a fluorescent.. what's happening here is the plasma globe builds up an electromagnetic field. and no more funding lead these to go to ruin. pretty silly but hey I was 10 and it was fun. you should read up on him. You can see this more clearly with a discharge tube like a piece of neon sign because its a straight line already. 11:46 AM REPLY The magnetic field from the magnets will deform the arc. and I was sticking modeling clay all over the thing! I then saw something weird. Like breaking glass with a crystal wine glass with water in it.. 4:12 PM REPLY mr monoply33 says: Personal favorite of mine was always taking a coin. XTL says: prspctv1 says: Jan 1. 2010. 3:39 PM REPLY After reading the comments here I better understand what the Plasma 360 is doing to my clock radio.instructables. If you get the chance. 4:37 AM REPLY I still remember when I was still a kid. Check out the museum of Neon Art (neonmona.use a long tube and move the magnets around it. 2011. 1:08 AM REPLY runfromnuke says: You sound like a reincarnation (figure of speech) of Nikola Tesla.. He also worked for Edison. Incidentally the plasma sphere power supply is making high voltage at a high frequency. ARCS I TELL YOU ARCS!!!!!! Any explanation? Jan 2. For magnets . so they would have to have Towers every couple of miles. which could be put into service. Tesla also made an earthquake machine. Inside the sphere its hard to see the effect . These Towers were highly inefficient. The clock (HoMedics) has a projector which displays the time on the ceiling of the room.

I forced some of these cylinder magnets into a shrink tube the way they didn't want to go then shrunk it. See which way picks up more paperclips. slaserj says: Jun 13. 12:42 PM REPLY put your hand on the plasma globe and have some one else repeatedly tap your hand . I cut it apart so probably not much. 10:15 AM REPLY I only tried it with spheres..com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ .. Sep 20. Then you get a stronger magnet. 2008. You can try this out easily with only a couple of magnets. put them togeterh one way. 2010. 11:08 PM REPLY -max. 5:58 PM REPLY I used my plasma globe to remotely turn on my "touch" lamp. and currently working on a medium size one :) Mar 20. so a good chance to try it out myself i can reproduce it with cylinders.instructables. 2010. 6:08 AM REPLY techturtle2 says: a plasmaglobe IS a tesla coil Jul 5. I don't even remember what it did. find some strong box and put them in or just make a stick out of few magnets and try with it Oct 15. 9:59 AM REPLY I think you've got this back to front. 2008. 2010. 2008. 2010. Magnets stuck together the way they "want to" reinforce each other* Magnets forced together cancel each other out. then less of the field is free to act externally Plasmana says: That would be very difficult for the rod magnets. *unless you have them set up so they go around in a loop. I need to get some sphere magnets. 2010. 4:00 PM REPLY frixx says: Sep 5. 11:38 AM REPLY Plasmana says: I have already done. 2010.. Gotta get some new ones any. Just experimenting probably. If you put them togheter like they want. 4:03 PM REPLY SFHandyman says: Nov 14. plasma globe to that tesla coil and call it the LARGEST PLASMA GLOBE!!!! Jul 3. One of those you touch to turn on.. conect a huge. My plasma globe is on the sound-sensitive function. 9:31 AM REPLY I honestly can't remember why I did this. your hand will get little shocks and it will feel really irritating. then the magnetic field is much lower. 2010. 2008. 2008.says: then. so maybee it doesn't work that good for cylinders. but the other person wont feel a thing Sep 20. 9:28 AM REPLY Try to put the magnets togheter "the way they don't want to" so force them. 4:02 PM REPLY 11010010110 says: yep do that. wupme says: BytePilot says: Jun 28. 11:41 PM REPLY Psychopomp says: I might be wrong but i think what you're doing is called induction.pretty nice Oct 22. then the other. 2010. 2010. wupme says: Nov 14.moosetooth says: Nice! Nov 11. I got loads of little ones. bulky. 2010. 5:04 PM REPLY unominame says: Jun 30. 6:31 AM REPLY i tried with a sony ericsson cell phone its not working anymore i tried putting the lamp near a (electric) guitar and its making strange noises but its cool randomapps says: if you want real danger build a tesla coil! Mar 20. so I can say On and it will turn on! http://www.

4:14 AM REPLY I don't recall the person in the middle needs to be insulated. runs a magnetic field over it. 3:18 AM REPLY Yes. 2009. Apr 15. 6:53 PM REPLY That's basically what the degauss in your tv does anyway. but it eventually (after a month and a half) went back to normal. 2010. and you're done! Be warned. This little trick has come in handy more than once for me . DON'T DO IT. 2009. Jan 24. XD http://www. because they both sound the same. 1:58 PM REPLY Have you tried the one where you take a fluorescent tube (the bigger the better!). This was pre internet. Most cordless ones will only work for slight tv/monitor distortion. I just accidentally discovered it and there really wasn't any way for a kid to know it would damage the screen. An ark is a type of boat. You will need to make sure that the drill is powerful enough though. it prevents it from being prolonged is all. 2009. The decreasing alternating magnetic field created by the motor (it's decreasing because you are moving the drill away) acts just like a degausser would. 2009. We used to do it with both on the floor. This will screw up a cathode ray television tube! My parents were pissed because they had to have the TV tube Demagnetized. whatever! Great sereis of stuff on plasmas here! willrandship says: Shoes insulate you fine usually. they have lotsa rubber. i was wearing thick soled rubber boots and i still got a pretty good shock Apr 15. type of box. 2010. 2009. 5:21 PM REPLY bowmaster says: My CRT monitor has a demagnetization button so I can put magnets on it with out damaging it. hahaha It was really gorgeous.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . or in archaic uses. lol I sometimes accidently spell arc "ark". 2010. SFHandyman says: Nov 14. Just because you're not grounded doesn't prevent static shock. in my experience too many degausses will dim a crt screen (Especially higher resolution monitors) coolrobot says: Nov 28. 7:02 PM REPLY knoxarama says: i wouldn't put too much faith in that. 3:52 PM REPLY If any of you do. 2008." An arc is an electrical discharge or a curve or arch. 7:15 AM REPLY i put a VERY POWERFULL magnet on top of my big screen tv when i was like 6 yrs old while i was alone and when my parents got home i blamed the dog.). I am aware of that. 2010. 2010. do this just run a high powered drill next to the screen (with the bit parallel to the screen) and slowly move it away. knoxarama says: i did that too. it was really cool! But the person who is holding both the tube and the plasma globe must be insulated from the ground (like standing on a plastic stool) while the other person holding the other end of the tube must touch the ground. IT WILL MESS UP YOUR TV. get a friend to hold the pins at one end. 2010. Plasmana says: Yes. 2010. you hold the pins at your end and touch the plasma globe with your other hand? Plasmana says: Feb 6. Dec 5. 6:08 PM REPLY elpadreman says: Feb 5. Jan 1. 5:26 PM REPLY Just letting you know. 5:18 PM REPLY willrandship says: Apr 16. Uses the AC. The magnet pulled colors around with it. it's spelled "arc" not "ark. 2009. 2:42 AM REPLY willrandship says: Jan 24.themaetsnake says: Jun 2. 9:32 PM REPLY double_g says: Dec 3. 2010. I tried that. Thanks. :) (this is one of my really old instructables) Jun 3. 11:02 AM REPLY That's probably because you had a massive amount of static built up.instructables. SFHandyman says: That is an amazing science tip. elpadreman says: Feb 6. 9:11 AM REPLY Reminds me of the time I put a magnet on the screen of our color television when I was about 12 years old.

A special material. 2010. 2009. 12:12 PM REPLY master key says: it will not mess up some TV's if you do stick a magnet to a TV screen just unplug it for 1 to 2 days. 2009. 2009.of course. 12:33 AM REPLY ReCreate says: May 20. You can degauss it with the same magnet. My friend was playing with it in IT and put it on top of the monitor and it went a bit crazy and now there is a big squiggly curve at the top of it. 6:16 PM REPLY Derin says: you press a button and it demagnetizes the crt Jul 6. 8:49 AM REPLY I took a neodymium magnet to school once. 7:51 PM REPLY Yeah. 11:44 AM REPLY Yeah. 2009.I had a younger sister do that to my CRT monitor. 10:34 AM REPLY ht2o says: also what keeps the speakers inside the tv from messing it up? May 28. 11:50 AM REPLY ht2o says: wat is a degausser. 2009. 11:41 AM REPLY view all 556 comments http://www. Like copper is put in between to stop any fields from reaching the TV Jul 6. :-) But you can do it to TV's with a built in degausser. just put it to the tv in the opposite side of the magnet.ReCreate says: Jul 6. It undoes it mostly.I found that the magnet from the cones of a speaker work well to de-magnetize a CRT. and wat does it do? May 28. You put the magnet there and it magnetizes the screen. 5:55 PM REPLY Fireater989 says: Their magnetic field isn't strong enough to affect the screen Oct 31. 2009. ReCreate says: lol Nov 30. 4:49 PM REPLY ReCreate says: They are shielded.instructables.it still has some artifacts left :( Minifig666 says: Nov 30. 2009. Plasmana says: I have done it once. 2009. but you would need a commercial grade degausser to remove everything. 2009. 2009. May 24.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/ . Jan 17.