Re: Tesla Schematic
Subject: Re: Tesla Schematic
From: richard.quick-at-slug-dot-org (Richard Quick)
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 1995 02:49:00 GMT
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> What is the difference between the LC oscillator circuit with the
> spark gap connected across the transformer secondary and the LC
> oscillator with the capacitor connected across the secondary ??
> Which one works better , if any?
Well the first circuit has the gap across the line and the second
has the cap across the line :-) That really is the only difference.
Both circuits work. The first circuit is a little easier on power
supply. NOTE: there are many other configurations that also work.
Tesla at one time or another showed every possible configuration of
> By the way, I have recieved my stainless torus which is actually
> 12.5" OD and 5.5" ID made from 3" pipe. It looks fantastic, I
> must grind down the welds and shotblast the thing, then I am
> ready to test in conjunction with my new secondary (15" x 3" Dia
> wound with 0.4mm enamelled wire and 3 coats of PU varnish) and my
> professional spark gap assembly (3 series gaps using carbon 1"
> diameter rods) More power Igor!
Sounds like a very nice coil coming up!
... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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