Re: doorknob capacitor
On Tue, 27 Aug 1996 23:00:05 -0600, Tesla List
<tesla-at-poodle.pupman-dot-com>, you wrote:
>>From major-at-vicksburg-dot-comTue Aug 27 22:57:34 1996
>Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 19:26:23 -0500
>From: RODERICK MAXWELL <major-at-vicksburg-dot-com>
>Subject: doorknob capacitor
>I have a sprague 30 KVDC capacitor at 4700 picofarads. I don't want to
>use it in the tank circuit but I wonder if it would hold up as a bypass
> Could any of you brave souls help me out?
It will draw 26.58 ma at 15kV (60Hz). That's fine for a pig, but a
little high for a neon. P = 399VA
Z= 1/ (2 * pi * f * C); I = V / Z.