Build Your Own Zapper

printable Zapper parts list

This is the parts list for our free Zapper design. You may find the Big Zap Zapper schematic here. Parts to build your own zapper can be obtained from many electronics parts suppliers; we do not sell the parts to build your own zapper.

# Used Part Type Designation Description
1 100n C3 Capacitor, 10% 50V or more
1 10k R3 1/4W, 5% carbon film resistor
1 10R R5 1/4W, 5% carbon film resistor
1 10u 25V C2 Electrolytic capacitor
1 12 VOLTS JP1 2 pin header
2 1k0 R6 R7 1/4W, 5% carbon film resistor
2 1k0 x 9 RP1 RP2 9-resistor SIP network, 10 pin pkg.
1 1n0 C1 Capacitor, 10% 50V or more
2 1N4004 D2 D3 Diode
1 1N914B D5 Diode
2 2N4401 Q1 Q2 NPN transistor
1 2N4403 Q3 PNP Transistor
1 40106 U1 CMOS Hex Inverter
1 470R R1 1/4W, 5% carbon film resistor
1 4k7 R2 1/4W, 5% carbon film resistor
1 5V6 1W D1 Zener diode
1 680k R4 1/4W, 5% carbon film resistor
1 9 VOLT B1 Alkaline 9 volt battery, MN1604 or equal
1 POWER SW1 SPST switch, 100ma or more
1 COMMON JP3 20 pin single header
1 LED 2ma D4 T-1 or T1 3/4 LED, low current
1 OUTPUTS JP2 20 pin single header

Bill of Materials for the Big-Zap 1.04 Zapper

Schematic diagram for the Big Zap zapper is here.