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Re: Ignition coil : mini tesla coil?



Ken, List

Tesla List wrote:

> Original Poster: "Ken Donnell" <bigken-at-a.crl-dot-com>
>
> What value cap did you use? I'd like to try this...

3uF at 250v I think
I'll try and dig out the circuit diagram and specs. Might take a
while...........

cheers

steve


>
>
> Ken Donnell
> bigken-at-a.crl-dot-com
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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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