Re: coupling?

Subject:   Re: coupling?
   Date:   Thu, 17 Apr 1997 13:26:23 +1200
   From:   "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
Organization: Wellington Polytechnic, NZ
         To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com

Hi Chuck,
          Believe it or not, it was to get the primary outside the 
secondary that made Tesla came up with the classic TC design. He found
by observation that the coronas that existed with the primary inside 
the secondary were a major impediment to stepping up power in his
early disruptive coils.


>   From: 
>         chuck seguin <seguinc-at-algonquinc.on.ca>

> Hi everyone,
> Here is yet another one>
> Why do most seasoned TC builders raise their secondary to improve
> coupling between primary and secondary?  Why  not make the primary >adjustable and move it into the secondary?  This is what I have tried >and, other than the yet unexplained arc-over, have had good results.
> Appreciate input and ideas.
> Chuck