Re: Sphere & Toroid Experements
I understand your length change, but what I was referring to was the Ctop size
difference vs. spark length. In test #1 top size vs. test #12, the size of
is a dramatic change, yet spark length difference is 0.5". This is what I find
interesting. Just an observation.
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: gweaver <gweaver-at-earthlink-dot-net>
> Yes. I did move the primary tap to retune the system for each top load. Here
> are the tap locations.
> I know at first glance there doesn't appear to be much difference but there
> is more difference here than you think. Longest spark is 24" and shortest
> was 19.5". The 19.5" spark is 18.75% shorter than the 24" spark.
> Test #1....Dryer duct 4", 16" outside diameter mounted 1/2" above the last
> turn of the secondary coil. Streamers are around the sides only. No
> streamers on top. Spark length 21.5". Appears to be 5 or 6 very hot blue
> splitting streamers all the time. Primary tap at turn 15
> Test #12....This is a 2.25" brass door knob. Mounted 1/2" above the last
> turn of the secondary coil. Most of the streamers are coming from the top
> turn of the secondary coil. There are a few tiny short sparks coming from
> the brass door knob. Splitting streamers are very blue hot color. Seems to
> be 6 or 7 streamers all the time coming from the last turn of the secondary
> coil. Spark length is 21". Tap at turn 11.5
> At 10:01 PM 11/2/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >Original Poster: "Barton B. Anderson" <mopar-at-uswest-dot-net>
> >thanks for sharing your toroid experiments. This is
> >excellent information. What I
> >find most interesting and a surprise to me, is that
> >regardless of shape, size,
> >etc.. your spark length did not change to the extent I
> >would have expected it to.
> >Your spark type and intensity changed, but not really
> >the length when you look at
> >these tests. You said you only changed the toroid. I
> >assume that means you did not
> >retune for the different toroids?