Re: Another MMC cap candidate (UK)

On Sat, 05 Jun 1999 08:08:25 -0600, you wrote:

>Original Poster: "Reinhard Walter Buchner" <rw.buchner-at-verbund-dot-net> 
>Hi Alan, all,
>A little quicker (and longer) response this time ;o)).
>>Original Poster: Alan Sharp <AlanSharp-at-compuserve-dot-com>
>>I've been following the correspondence on multi-mini- caps.
>>And I was very impressed by the performance of Alex Crow's
>>coil at the UK teslathon.
>Very nice pictures on Mikeīs site. I hope we will get around
>to organizing a Teslathon, here in Germany, soon. Big
>compliment to all those shown. I esp. liked Vivianīs plexiglas
>SRSG. Great work Vivian!! You seem to be able to find
>LOTS of plexiglas for cheap ;o)).
>I noticed you guys were running the MMC in parallel with
>some saltwater caps (if I made it out correctly) on the 9.5"
>coil. Did you try running the coil soley on MMCs (i.e: w/o
>the SW caps attached)? Even though the capacitance would
>have been lower, the performance should increase, because
>SW caps are very lossy. This will noticeably reduce the
>possible spark length.
No - the SW caps were for RF filtering, not part of the main cap.