Re: Tesla Secondary Voltage

Written was.......
>     Ran a simple experiment similar to the single push of
> the "zap" button this evening.  Used a variac to reduce primary
> voltage on neon until spark rate was only two or three a second.
> About 8" feeble sparks to grounded rod.  Increased the primaryh
> voltage to 120 and got heavy 16 to 18 inch white sparks.

The problem I see with this test is that it doesn't treat 
spark rate and cap voltage separately. The single-shot pings
I've been doing have been with a normal operational spark gap 
setting (and hence normal capacitor voltage).