Re: Harmonics

Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: Russell Babylon <babylon-at-ccpl.carr.lib.md.us>
> Being new at tesla coils I have a basic question.  Should the
> frequencies at which your primary and secondary coils operate be
> harmonics?  I assume that this is what is happening when people speak of
> adjusting the primary coil with some sort of adjustable tap.  The power
> transfer should be greatest when the secondary is operating at a
> harmonic of the primary coil frequency.


For a 2-coil disruptive system, the primary and secondary frequencies
should be tuned to be the same for most efficient operation.

-- Bert --