Re: Bypass caps and Neons *NEEDED!* (fwd)

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Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 15:08:29 -0800
From: "Dale F. Pfaffle" <pfaffle-at-tele-net-dot-net>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Bypass caps and Neons *NEEDED!* (fwd)

Greetings: As sort of a closure on this for me, are these cap's you are
protecting in parallel or series with the power source, or does it matter?

Dale in Nevada. 

> Ed and Mark,
> One of the better reasons for having a safety gap across the cap is to
> provide a path to ground at a breakdown voltage (hopefully) that's less
> than the breakdown voltage of the tank cap when you happen to get a
> streamer hit to the primary circuit...
> -- Bert --