I made a Slayer exciter according to the schematic below.

I have done about everything necessary for it to work such as sanding the bottom of the secondary.

I have 2000 turns on secondary, and 7 on primary. I am powering it with 18V DC. It is powered from my power supply. I notice on my power supply that no current is being drawn from my supply when I power it.

I have an Arduino in the schematic to play music to it.

At the moment the wire going from the Arduino to the actual primary isn’t connected in my actual circuit, while it is shown as so in the actual schematic.

Here’s the schematic:

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