WHAT IS A STUN GUN?
A Stun gun is a legal electrical self defense device that puts out a high voltage shock By merely touching a person with the gun, he is immobilized fbr several minutes with no permanent h~ Stun guns are legal in all but a few stares and no license Or permit is required to carry It. It is considered reasonable force to resist attack and can be carried concealed or unconcealed.
The stun gun uses a nickel cadmium rechargeable battery or nicad that is self-contained and rated at 9 volts. Through solid state microchip circuitry, it takes the 9-volt potential and steps it up in two transformer stages to between 50,000 to 200,000 volts. Through high-technology, the battery's 0.3 ampere current is reduced to a non lethal 0.06 milliamps. The high voltage, low current charge is stored in the capacitors bank until One rnerly has to push the release switch and the charge is pulsed at a low frequency and is released swiftly through the twin probed electrodes into the attacker's body, which will disrupt the assaillant's neural and muscle function .
The energy stored in the capacitors is dumped into the mugger's muscles at a pulse frequency rate that tells the muscles to do a great deal of work very rapidly, thus making the muscles work furiously, but not in an efficient manner. The muscles that take the charge work extremely hard, but not together. This rapid work cycle depletes the attacker's blood sugar by converting it to lactic acid. This is compared with doing exercise in a very violent manner, but the stun gun causes this to happen in a matter of seconds. As the attacker's blood sugar is exhausted, he is unable to produce energy for his muscles and his body becomes unable to function. When the stun gun is applied, the blood sugar conversion occurs within three seconds, leaving the assailant helpless. When applied against an adversary, the stun gun delivers 0.35 joules of energy.
In addition to its physical effect, the stun gun can serve as an effective psychological intimidator. When the gun is engaged, and it is not touching the assailant, a charge of electricity is sent crackling between the two test probes just below the shock probes. The sight of this blue arc sparking and the sound of the live electrical current flow enhances the assailant's natural fear of electricity. This alone rnay cause a possible assailant to seek another course or get away from the storm before the lightning strikes.
The stun gun uses a 9-volt NiCad rechargeable battery. This is the total amount of power available to it
It does not create anymore power than that which is provided by the 9-volt battery. It is just not possible for the gun to create more power than that available. The stun gun simply modifies the form of power provided by the battery. There is no way enough power can be generated from a 9-volt battery to cause electrocution. When we tell you that the unit produces 50,000 volts and you can see it arcing on the test probe. It looks intimidating, but you have probably been hit by 25,000 volts many times, when you walked across the carpet on a dry day and touched a door knob, for instance. You have just experienced 25.000 volts. The reason this high voltage does not cause any harm is because the amperage is so low. Most stun guns put out a current effectiveness (0.003 amperes (3 milliamps).
To design a safe electrical device, you must find out what electrical outputs have already been proven safe A good source for this would he the Underwriters Laboratories, the people who have set the standards for many decades . The Underwriters Labs says the safe limit for electrical shock is 5 milli -amps for 60 hertz shock, while the typical stun gun has an effective shock value equivalent to a 3 milliamp in a 60 hertz shock.
The Bureau of Engineering Standard: and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission evaluated stun guns over a several month period ,Their conclusions:
Maximum output of 3 milliamps is less than 10 percent of the dangerous value of 50 milliamp's. With exposure to the stated amount of subject current, there is wide margin of safety as related to causing severe cardiovascular reactions. There is no evidence that adverse psychological or neurological effects, stemming purely from the electrical current charge of the stun Would be induced.
EFFECTS OF THE STUN GUN:
The stun gun works on the neural and muscular system. The effects to the internal organs are minimal. The maximum electrical shocking Power is well below the borderline shock range, which has been scientifically established at 5 milliamps at 60 cycles per second' similar to that of a house hold current Because the typical stun gun at 3 milliamps and at a much lower pulse frequency, it is regarded safe. The device has a very insignificant effect on the human heart
1/2 second: 1/2 second will startle an assailant, giving some pain muscle contraction and shock
1 - 2 seconds: 1 to 2 seconds will cause muscle spasms and a dazed mental state.
3 - 5 seconds: 3 to 5 seconds will cause loss of balance and muscle control, total mental confusion and disorientation leaving the assailant dazed.
The stun gun does not rely on high amperage or pain for results. The stun gun is designed to key into the nervous system . It interrupts the tiny neurological impulses that travel through the body to control and direct voluntary muscle movement. When an assailants neuromuscular system is overwhelmed and controlled by the stun gun, instant disorientation and loss of balance occur. The assailant usually remains in a dazed, disoriented, passive condition for several minutes after contact has ceased.
Proper action can be instituted after applications
When using the stun gun on an assailant, you will not hear the loud zapping electrical discharge that you do when testing. All-of the available power is being discharged into his body. The gun cannot be damaged by continuous firing into an assailants and does not cause permanent damage to an assailants
Even if the assailant is touching you, there is no way the current will pass to you. These guns are engineered so they will not pass from one person to another. Any of our stun guns can he used many times to ward off attackers before the battery needs recharging or replacement.
Arm yourself with a stun gun, Today and Have Greater Piece Of Mind Knowing you can Protect Yourself, Without having to rely on Physical Force. Get the peace of mind knowing that you or your loved are much safer from the unexpected.
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