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AS3163KT - 12V DC Xenon Strobe Flasher

Ability Level 3: IntermediateProduct Formats Available: Pre-Assembled Module (AS) or
Self-Assembly Electronic Kit ( Soldering Required)

This xenon strobe flasher module requires a 12Vdc input (from a power supply or batteries not supplied) to drive a high voltage onboard xenon flash tube.

A sidac is used to trigger the xenon U-flashtube. Two capacitors are supplied to give different flash rates. A potentiometer is used to vary the flash rate from about 1-2 flashes per second (Slow Flash) and 3-6 flashes per second (Fast Flash) depending on the capacitor fitted.

Onboard fuse protection. Pre-wound transformer.

Spare xenon tubes are available (Order Code U106A)

Input Voltage12Vdc (from a battery or Order Code 660.446UK with connector 778.106 or 777.001 is suitable)
Board dimensions45 x 90 mm
Board connectionsSolder pads
Control KnobKB0410
Product FormatsSELF-ASSEMBLY Electronic Kit (KT) or
PRE-ASSEMBLED Electronic Module (AS) Product Formats Info
DocumentationUser Manual
Xenon Tube Datasheet
Strobe Lighting SafetyUunder some conditions strobe lights may induce epilepsy in flicker-sensitive individuals. The risk of seizures is believed to be lower when the flash rate is below 5 Hz (5 flashes per second).Whenever strobe lights are used, arrange for a prior warning to be given.
  • The Xenon Tubes and Transformer T1 supplied in this kit are also available separately from our Components page
  • For a 6V version of this item see 3162.
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