Re: smaller tesla coil
In a message dated 9/3/99 4:59:34 AM Mountain Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Hi Listfolks :)
> I am looking to build a small Tesla Coil...I thought of just having one
> Neon Transformer but they are very hard to come y here in Sweden...I was
> wondering that if i had one Neon Transformer for about 8 000 volts, then
> how big capacitors should i have? And the And how big should i make the
> primary and secondary?
In order to size the cap, you need to tell us the current rating of the
transformer. As a crude guess, you would want it in the neighborhood of .006
to .01 microfarads.