Re: Tesla Secondary Voltage
Subject: Re: Tesla Secondary Voltage
From: "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 1995 09:16:26 +1200
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> 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).