A video shows a volunteer being shot at by a police Taser, to demostrate how it works and the effect it has on the person targeted.
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA (APRIL 2015) (SLOW MO GUYS - MUST ON SCREEN COURTESY 'SLOW MO GUYS' / NO RESALE)
1. MAN HOLDING TASER GUN
2. VARIOUS OF SHOTS BEING FIRED IN SLOW MOTION / FLYING OUT OF CARTRIDGE / SLOW MO GUYS HOST, GAVIN FREE, SAYING (English):
"So you're probably wondering at that point, what's up with the confetti, and these are actually known as the AFIDs. It's a good way of tracking of which Taser has been deployed, who fired it, because each tiny piece of confetti has the serial number of the cartridge that fired it. Very clever, cause you never pick them all up."
3. VOLUNTEER BEING SHOT AT / HOWLING / CREW CHEERING
4. FINGER GETTING CLOSE TO CAMERA WITH AFID ON IT
5. VARIOUS OF VOLUNTEER BEING SHOT AT BY TASER, IN SLOW MOTION
STORY: A slow motion video capturing the effect of a Taser being fired at a man has gone viral.
Video producers Gavin Free and David Gruchy, known as The Slow Mo Guys on the internet, created the viral hit by roping in a volunteer.
The video is filmed using a high speed camera, at 28,500 frames per second.
Volunteer Dan Hafen is shot in the back as he is held by two employees of Taser. The video shows his muscles contracting along the entire back.
"He felt his entire body lock up and was unable to move for 5 seconds," Free told Reuters about the effect of the shot.
The video was was posted online n Thursday (September 10) and has been seen nearly 700,000 times.