Re: Alternative supply for tesla coils
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "Choad" <choad69-at-geocities-dot-com>
> This is a straight forward design to get 12Kv from 2 2Kv mots. It doesn't
> use any doubleing. Just a positive & nagative suply on each transformer.
> Which are then hooked in series to get 12Kv. I drew a picture to better
> explain what I'm talking about.
> Its at http://www.geocities-dot-com/SouthBeach/Pier/2756/12kvmots.jpg The only
> problem I can see is at high current draw situation a small cap wont keep
> the voltage smooth & it would more resemble pulsed dc rather than just flat
> dc. Altho a larger cap rated at higher voltage then the 4 that end up in
> series would probably do the trick. If anyone has any thoughts I'd like to
> hear them
Suspect another problem will be that the insulation on the inside of
the MOT secondaries (next to core and primary) will break down due to
excess voltage, the reason you can't series the things in the first