Re: Capacitor test results
On Thu, 23 May 1996 21:57:21 -0600, Tesla List
<tesla-at-poodle.pupman-dot-com>, you wrote:
>>From Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-comThu May 23 21:49:18 1996
>Date: Thu, 23 May 1996 12:17:01 -0400
>Subject: Re: Capacitor test results
>With the symptoms I have with the system, I was very suprised to hear from
>Condenser Products that the capacitor is good. The symptoms say otherwise.
> I would like to set the capacitor up with the pig (on the work bench) and
>test fire it with some short, direct wiring. I will need to use the rotary
>gap however, as a normal gap will not quench with the pig even with the
>current limited down with the welder.
>How should I connect this? Wire the capacitor directly across the high
>voltage supply and the put the gap in parallel with it? Maybe I will try it
>first with a couple of neon sign transformers.
How about checking out the rest of you system by running it
without the cap? If you have the spark gap across the transformer with
a series cap to your primary, replace the cap with the gap (no rhyme
intended;) and run the system