TENS from audio

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atoz

Joined May 13, 2013
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Hi,

can someone help me out with a simple amp circuit? For maximum flexibility, waveform is provided from an mp3 player. <= 10 kHz, unipolar, switchable polarity, <=25 mA (assume R<3kΩ).
 

wayneh

Joined Sep 9, 2010
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You want to use your body in place of the speaker load?

TENS is a well-known technology but I don't understand what you want to do.
 

wayneh

Joined Sep 9, 2010
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You might just use a transformer to increase the voltage of the audio signal. I built a TENS unit powered by a 9V battery, and used a wall-wart transformer (something like a 20:1 winding ratio) to get the voltage up. Works great. Of course the original secondary becomes the primary. That has a low impedance, so be mindful when you load your player with that low impedance.
 

tshuck

Joined Oct 18, 2012
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Wow, that's a long list of safety cautions for using TENS, sounds pretty dangerous for someone that can't design an amplifier themself.

I would suggest finding a new project.
 

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atoz

Joined May 13, 2013
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I'm looking for a high duty cycle, so I doubt the player will have the juice it needs. Sorry tshuck, electronics isn't even my hobby. If someone happens to know an IC for something like this, let me know.
 

bertus

Joined Apr 5, 2008
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Hello,

I will close this thread as safety can not be garanteed.
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