Sent: Friday, June 20, 1997 12:55 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: thyratron
To: Rich Hull
Which model/type thyratron are you using? What size cap are you switching?
> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
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> Subject: thyratron
> Date: Thursday,June 19,1997 7:14 AM
> From: richard hull[SMTP:rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 1997 6:48 PM
> To: Tesla List
> Subject: Re: FW: thyratron
> At 12:55 AM 6/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
> >From: Edward V. Phillips[SMTP:ed-at-alumni.caltech.edu]
> >Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 1997 4:09 PM
> >To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> >Subject: Re: thyratron
> >Thanks for the dope. What does the rest of the circuit look
> >Tr" "for sparkles of cathode
> >being ripped away. "
> >Good idea!
> The circuit is identical to a standard Tesla coil with no change except
> spark gap across the power supply is replaced by the H2 Thyratron. The
> trigger circuit is easy. Just a 555 variable timer firing an scr to dump
> cap across the pulse transformer's primary.