Powering a TC with a stereo amp

From:  Jean-Marc Patten [SMTP:jp001-at-mail.orion-dot-org]
Sent:  Friday, May 29, 1998 6:29 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: Powering a TC with a stereo amp

this is also a good way to tune a TC

On Thu, 28 May 1998, Tesla List wrote:

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> From:  Jim Lux [SMTP:jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net]
> Sent:  Thursday, May 28, 1998 10:23 AM
> To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject:  Powering a TC with a stereo amp
> Has anyone tried driving a low frequency TC with a regular old stereo
> type amplfier?
>  Many of the high power solid state amps (like the Carver) have
> bandwidth up to 100 kHz. Don't even fool with a primary cap, just drive
> the primary inductor which will couple with the secondary.
> Last year I had talked with James Corum, and he had talked about driving
> some 1/4 wave transmission lines (coaxial using copper pipe) with a
> linear RF power amp to generate fireballs.