Subject: Tesla power
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 1995 11:01:50 -0500
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I still have not fired my new coil but expect to in the next day or two.
Once I get it tuned at low power, can I just keep adding more power
(transformers)? I am running at 12kv and have two 30ma transformers that I
will use for tuning. I also have two more plus a 120ma transformer -
A circuit question - I understand it is recommended to use a variac and bring
the power up slowly. My spark gap doesn't fire until the variac is up to
about 75%. If everything is linear that would be about 9kv. Does this sound
right? Once I get the coil tuned, can I eliminate the variac? It won't be
able to handle all the transformers anyway.
Thanks, Ed Sonderman