Re: Rotary BPS

From: 	Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: 	Friday, August 08, 1997 3:18 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Rotary BPS

Robert Del Bueno wrote:

> After reading the posts concerning rotary gaps on neon trans, and sync/non
> sync setups,  I am wondering why this doesn't apply pole transformers, and
> all AC systems?
> (leading to...)...How does one determine optimum BPS on a rotary spark gap?

350 - 400 BPS, due to the typical ion lifetimes in the output streamers.