Re: Miniature Tesla Coil
At 12:59 PM 4/30/96 -0600, you wrote:
>From huffman-at-d0tokensun.fnal.govTue Apr 30 12:43:42 1996
>Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 12:38:14 -0500
>From: huffman <huffman-at-d0tokensun.fnal.gov>
>To: 'Tesla Group' <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>Cc: 'David Huffman' <huffman-at-d0tokensun.fnal.gov>
>Subject: Miniature Tesla Coil
>The primary is 3/16" copper tube starting with a dia of 4"
>and ending at 6-1/2" making about 5-1/2 turns. The cap is
>a 20kv doorknob 650pf. Power is supplied by a 15kv 30ma
>neon. I've topped the secondary with a brass door knob
>2-1/8". I have 5 spark gaps in the primary circuit.
>Before I tell the results I would like to solicit comments from
>the group as to expected performance.
Where did you get the door-knob cap? Who makes it, and what is it really
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