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Re: Ignition coil : mini tesla coil?



What value cap did you use? I'd like to try this...

Ken Donnell
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Earth first ... we'll mine the other planets later.

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> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Ignition coil : mini tesla coil?
> Date: Thursday, July 15, 1999 6:10 PM
> 
> Original Poster: ginger <stephen_crawshaw-at-tesla94.freeserve.co.uk> 
> 
> Jeff, All
> 
> I have used a solid state light dimmer circuit in series with a cap to
switch
> power to an ignition coil. This produces very good results and is a
simple
> circuit. You can get the light dimmer chips cheap, less than 3.00. I
used one
> rated at 6 amps. This was my first coil design and I used doorknob caps
as the
> tank cap - not that successful, but the ignition coil part worked fine.
> 
> cheers
> 
> steve crawshaw
> 
> Tesla List wrote:
> 
> > Original Poster: "Jeff Corr" <corr-at-enid-dot-com>
> >
> > Only slightly understanding the construction of an ignition coil, could
> > (or does) it represent a mini tesla coil.  I have been working on one
and
> > I
> 
> SNIPARAMA
> 
> > Any thoughts as always?
> >
> > Jeff
> 
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