RE- Transformer size
Subject: RE- Transformer size
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 15:02:00 GMT
From: robert.michaels-at-online.sme-dot-org (Robert Michaels)
Organization: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
No matter what size transformer you have, if you don't
=start building= you aren't going to learn much about
Tesla-coiling. About building a collection of used
transformers, yes. About coiling, no.
There's something to be learned even from using a 2-kv., 10-ma.
transformer, assuming you actually start.
You may find you haven't the patience, the money, the
manual skills, the persistence ,the tools etc. I suggest it's
better to find these things out =before= you've spent
5 years gathering every size and type of neon transformer
extant. Don't you?
Getting it ON,
On the other hand, after you've gotten a 15K/60, you could
start looking for a 15K/90. That in hand you'll probably
want to go for one of the elusive 15K/120's. And of course
you'll want one of these from each of the major manufacturers --
Let's see -- there's Jefferson, and France, and Acme, and
T> From: aasphalt-at-win.bright-dot-net (Lynn Anderson)
T>I am collecting parts for my first coil and have located 2
T>is 9000 volts 60 ma. the other is 15000 and 30 ma.Shall I use one of
T>or keep looking for a 15-60? I am more concerned with coil
T>with cost. Thanks. Lynn A.