Re: new member ??
If your cap is 129 MFD and your xmfr only provides .069 ma (less than
1/10th of 1 ma) your system won't even begin to work at all.
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> Subject: Re: new member ??
> Date: Sunday, November 29, 1998 10:25 PM
> Original Poster: Chip Atkinson <chip-at-ez0.ezlink-dot-com>
> Welcome! Your overall design sounds pretty good. The only thing I'd
> recommend is going with a dish or flat primary. From what I've seen a
> cylindrical coil primary is likely to give more trouble with causing the
> secondary to spark along its length due to coupling problems. Once you
> get it all working well, I'd definitely add the extra transformers.
> On Sun, 29 Nov 1998, Tesla List wrote:
> > Original Poster: "Shane and Tammy Rusch" <str-at-itol-dot-com>
> > First off. Hello to everyone! great list! found you guy's (gal's) after
> > building my first coil with abysmal results. I would like to post the
> > spec's of my second coil with a few questions to make it perform to
> > my inspiration to build a really BIG coil. Ok here is where I'm
> > at.Secondary is 4.5" dia. ABS plastic, wound with #23 magnet wire to
> > winding length. Cap. is poly-plate in series to obtain approx. .0186
> > (homebuilt, under consruction) primary is #10 solid copper, vertical
> > 8" dia. .69" wire spacing , x-former is 10kv .069 ma. with pfc. cap to
> > uf. My question's are should I increase my pri. ma. to .092 or greater?
> > have extra x-fofmers to parallal) or am I at the limit for my
> > should I keep my primary helix or go for the flat spiral wound with
> > tube? Any and all comment's greatly appreciated!
> > Waiting for the thunder
> > Shane