Re: MASSIVE Coil
n 6 May 00, at 6:03, Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: Hollmike-at-aol-dot-com
> In a message dated 5/5/2000 8:45:32 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
> tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:
> > >2) Extremely low quench times (Tesla used a maggy with about 50,000 bps
> > >as I understand), this is to keep as much energy in the secondary as
> > >possible by reducing each bang size. For better quench you can wire a
> > >multiple gap in series with the rotary.
> > I don't "think" he went to 50000 BPS at least when he was also making big
> > arcs. But I would have to check to be sure.
> I think it was more like 5000 BPS, if I remember correctly. In fact, in
> Tesla's patent of the magnifying transmitter, he warns not to exceed this
> else you would generate very dangerous fireballs. Of course he was working
> with power levels greater than a pole pig.
But not as much as three re Electrum ;)