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Re: The Next Coil
From: Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 4:42 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: The Next Coil
John Freau wrote:
> BTW, along with my square law suggestion for spark length, I also
> did a capacitor size projection based on my findings and some
> hand-waving (I didn't post this), and came up with .24uF, using
> 134.4kW, and assuming a 44 foot spark length. This agrees
> closely with your data.
Does your capacitor size projection seem to hint at an optimum
primary impedance for all coils, where Z = 1/(2pi x Fres x Cpri)?
My guess is that the optimum primary impedance will be somewhere
between 15 and 25 ohms, independent of operating frequency.
-GL