Re: Missed it, missed it, missed it...
In a message dated 99-06-22 01:53:34 EDT, you write:
> I used to run zillions of tests with a 17nF cap and I was surprised!!! Why
> didn't I ever blow the system to bits before?? I went back and plugged the
> 3.5mS delay into my old models from those times and the voltage shot up to
> 40kV peak!!! I used to set the gap firing at the voltage peak back then
> which was a 1.24 mS delay. That may have "saved my bacon"...
My old ~reso-cap system produced 30kV on the cap at
the gap firing point using a 12kV, 30ma NST, and I didn't have any
problems with the NST. But my cap was rated at 90kVAC. I found
the same efficiency using either the reso cap or the LTR with the
NST if I remember my notes correctly.