Make a Joule Thief for Zombie Batteries

What a joule thief is and how to make a joule thief to run an LED off of a dead battery, or a zombie battery. The zombies in this video will sound strangely familiar to anyone familiar with Minecraft. This uses a NTE123AP transistor, a 820 ohm resistor, an LED, a toroid ferrite core wrapped with 30 gauge and 26 gauge wire coils, and a breadboard.

See also my "How a Joule Thief Works" video here:

For how to make a joule thief power a compact fluorescent light (CFL) watch "How to Make Joule Thief Light a CFL - Jeanna's Light":

For all sorts of measurements and demonstrations of my joule thief powering a CFL watch "Fun with Joule Thief Powering a CFL":

Zombie battery animations done using Blender 2.63.

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