Re: The terrible torroid
To: chip-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com (Chip Atkinson)
Subject: Re: The terrible torroid
From: "SROYS" <SROYS-at-radiology.ab.umd.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 1994 12:10:00 EDT
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> I had just got a brand new torroid (20").
> I happily placed it on the top of the secondary, turned on the power,
> and... lots of noise, but no spark! At all!
> What happened?
Putting a larger discharge terminal on would change your resonant
frequency and you would need to retune your primary accordingly.
Also, if the toroid is a lot larger (i.e. - much larger capacitance), your
single neon sign transformer might not have enough power to drive it?
Steven Roys (sroys-at-radiology.ab.umd.edu)