Re: Re[2]: Neon power draw, and resonant stresses.

From: 	Mad Coiler[SMTP:tesla_coiler-at-hotmail-dot-com]
Sent: 	Friday, August 29, 1997 11:43 AM
To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
Subject: 	Re: Re[2]: Neon power draw, and resonant stresses.

>From: 	FutureT-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:FutureT-at-aol-dot-com]
>Sent: 	Friday, August 29, 1997 4:22 AM
>To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: 	Re: Re[2]: Neon power draw, and resonant stresses.
>In a message dated 97-08-28 15:56:55 EDT, you write:
>> John, you have brought up an issue I had asked the list about and 
>> got a response.  You say "If it's value is such that it resonates 
>> the leakage reactance of the neon trannie..." How is this determined. 
>> the designing phase how could one determine if this would happen? And 
>> does this stress the neon two much, or is it ok as long as the gap 
>> to discharge it?
>> Still resonating in Ohio,
>> Mad Coiler
>>  >>
>I'm unable to find the formula, I was hoping someone would re-post
>it for you again.  "does it stress the neon too much?"... depends on
>what you mean by too much.  Certainly, it stresses it more than
>without resonant charging.  Yes, by limiting the gap spacing, you can
>limit the voltage across the trannie, and still obtain the benefit of
>the increased current draw. None of my neons have yet burned, 
>and I've been using this resonant method for years.  
>(I did burn out a couple of neons...but that was when I used a 
>non-sync rotary gap!)
>John Freau

John, when I asked about the stressing thing my only concern is about 
the neon - i mean will it eventually damage it. I see you haven't had 
any problems burning up neons with this so you have answered my question 
about that. But about figuring the C for 60Hz resonance...

Mad Coiler