Re: Tesla coil specs.
Subject: Re: Tesla coil specs.
From: Charles Brush <74040.3317-at-compuserve-dot-com>
Date: 03 Apr 96 15:05:30 EST
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>I wound a coil of the same resonant frequency as the coil mentioned in my last
>post (see below) with #10 wire for the express purpose of testing for wire
>size. This represents a tremendous increase in copper and surface area.
>Performance was NO BETTER!
That definitely gives me something to think about on the coil I'm designing
(my first in 17 or 18 years). Thanks for the reply.
p.s. I just discovered a _huge_ sign company/warehouse only four avenues away
on my street in NY...talk about conveniance! Picked up a Jefferson 15kV 60mA
for fun small scale stuff in my apt (the apartment is way to small for a
Tesla coil. That'll be out at my folks place in the country this summer).
Seeing these big old signs lying around with _banks_ of big HV outdoor
transformers in them....what can I say, it was a beautiful sight.