Re: Power curve

In a message dated 95-11-17 04:44:27 EST, tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com writes:

>HI all,
>        Ed Sonderman wrote.....
>> Back in March of this year, I was using one home made rolled 
>> capacitor with 4 12kv 30ma neon transformers and getting 4 feet of 
>> spark.  This is 360 watts in per foot of spark out.
>Ed, were you using a rotary or static gap in this setup, and what
>primary capacity were you using?


I was using one cylindrical gap and one home made rolled poly capacitor -
about .019 mfd.  This allowed the primary to be tuned out at the last turn or
so.  This capacitor failed after only a few minutes running at that power

Ed Sonderman