Secondary Q values
From: Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 1997 11:36 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Secondary Q values
John Freau wrote:
> The efficient results that coilers have obtained using cardboard
> secondaries (with a Q of 10) seems to support this view.
A Q of 10??? What did they wind it with -- toaster wire??
> I agree that the often ignored area of power supply to TC matching,
> is an intriquing and important subject that warrants further research
If an unloaded Q of <100 would suffice, then it seems that the
space-wound geometry with a small toroid would be the best approach,
in order to achieve a lower L/C at the lowest cost. Why add extra turns
to the sec, if doing so only forces the addition of a larger toroid to
compensate? The extra turns do not add extra voltage.