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Re: Cap question.

Hi Tom,

	When you put the smaller caps in with these large caps, the smaller ones
will eat all the stress.  The big caps will act much like a short and see
little of the voltage.  Thus, they probably are not too good for the
average tesla coil :-(



At 07:01 AM 10/6/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>I just got an offer for two 2uf 8kv caps.  
>When i series them the capacitence will be way too
>high for my TC, but what i want to know is can i put a
>lower value/voltage cap, or 2 like .047uf/1.2kv in
>series to drop the total capacitence to a more useable
>level? (i need about .033uf)
>PS: If anyone in the US could use two 8kv 2uf caps,
>contact me in about a week and mabey we can work
>something out. 
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