Most badass way to erase a CD (Video)

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  • Jonathan Prack

    Looks like it could also electrocute you as well.

  • GreyGhost9

    Umm Holy Crap i wanna do that, i would destroy hundreds of cds before that became uncool

  • Nazz1962

    That was awesome! Gives me an idea: I've got a transformer out of an old neon sign (about 70,000 volts, I think) I'm going to try and do this with that, although I'm not sure how well it will work, being the resistance across the cd platter might be too high … if I catch the garage on fire, I'll post pics on theChive! ;)

    • Nazz1962

      oops, my bad – it's only 7500V

      • blah

        please let us know how it works. I have a franceformer also and want to try

        • Nazz1962

          I tried to make a version of my own using a CD player motor and a neon sign transformer – not as impressive at all :( My 7500VAC transformer doesn't provide enough power to continue zapping the foil off the disk as the disk spins :(

  • Catfish_Steve

    watching that gave me tingles on my head

  • sureman123

    whoops!! wrong CD.. now what an i gonna do.. im pretty sure the data is gone…….

  • Da Sandman


  • Anonymous

    auburn al

  • Anonymous

    Auburn, Al

  • DumbAssDave

    This guy is an idyot. The music he is playin is all messded ups. he will have to buy Byber all over agains.

    Im home schoolded

  • tom_sd

    I'm sure the RIAA does not approve.

  • _Moose_

    Now you will pay the price for your lack of vision!

  • Matt

    lol cool, but that does more than erase a CD, that completely gets rid of the recording surface. Your erasing the CD and making it useless

  • Cody Symes

    Mind… Blown…

  • @rjmcke

    Didn't that just burn off all of the foil from the CD? Isn't the data etched on the other side of the disk from the foil? From what I know the foil is only used to reflect the laser. So isn't the data still there unless the heat from the electricity burned that off as well?

  • lol

    do they sell this at walmart

  • sey11
  • Virulent87

    U ar one rly dangerus man.

  • alex

    why cant i see any of the videos anymore?

  • faemike55

    I want one for Christmas!!!!

  • jojoleb

    is this real or fake ? coz it looks fake from here :S
    i wish it was real coz that would be awesome !

  • Thomas

    Cool ! but why not just bust in into small bits ?

  • Jesse Waters

    I concede to you, good sir.

  • Carlos SLB


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