More Mini Coils
From: Alfred A. Skrocki[SMTP:alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 1997 7:29 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: More Mini Coils
Wednesday, June 18, 1997 1:01 PM Edward V. Phillips
> I have a rather small coil here, running off a 12 volt
> battery with a transistor interrupter. I get 4.5" streamers
> when the input current is about 2 amps, so results are almost
> identical to Malcom's.
Could you give a more detailed description on that coils specs?
> Interesting thing........ If I turn the coil on in the dark, there
> is almost no discharge visible from the 2.5" toroid. As the seconds
> go by the discharge increases until there is a beautiful purple crown
> coming off the terminal.
Sounds like a resonant build to me; think of the resonant circuit of
the secondary like a swing being pushed by the primary, with each
properly timed push the swing will go a little higher until eventualy
it will be at full swing.
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