Re: Capacitor problems
Please DO keep us posted on this....
> I had the system running at low power (about 10,500 volts and 15 amps into
> the primary of the pole pig) for tuning purposes. All of a sudden, I lost
> most of the primary current and the gaps would hardly fire. This weekend I
> took the system apart and checked the gaps and looked for any signs of
> shorts. I did not see any problems. Then I fired up the pole pig as a
> jacobs ladder to test the pig. Everything still looked ok, lots of hot
> sparks from the pig. I think my Condenser Products cap has failed.
But the lack of primary current suggests the cap has gone open-
circuit??? What about the chokes etc.?