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post #11 of 13
It takes a lot of voltage to make a steady arc like that. The only way I can imagine this would be possible is if your cathodes were somehow transferring high voltage into the case. But I dont see how or why that would be happening.
The only other thing i could think would be 120v from the power supply somehow shorting through the case, but yet again, I dont see how...
post #12 of 13
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Well it wans't a gaint arc, it was a mini arc/ a decent amount of sparking, wans't like tesla coil type arc. Arc lasted for about .5 Seconds, and rest was spark.
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post #13 of 13
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Just did an almost identical trying to put the Acrylic in, no sparks this time and actually managed to get it in.

Not sure if it was me stressing the joints of the case and making something touch something?? not a clue this is very weird, not sure if there is a way to say hook up to my Case, one side of the multimeter and then one side to ground, better ground then PSU?

So far I've found that I'm not a very good ground =)
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