Re: The Next Coil

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Sent: 	Sunday, August 03, 1997 4:29 AM
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Subject: 	Re: The Next Coil

In a message dated 97-08-03 01:52:41 EDT, you write:

> 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 >>


In my projections, I let the impedance "drift" from 126 ohms for a small
coil, to 22 ohms for the large coil.  This was empirically based on a
linear projection of two small coils I built, rather than on any theoretical

Maybe I'll try your 15 to 25 ohm primary idea and see what happens.

John Freau