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Re: Biggg coil's opening night

>  I need a bigger top capacitance to hold back the  multiple streamers for
> one or two longer breakouts.

Or a smooth one...

>   I do have varible inductance, but there seems to be no "sweet spot" to
> get the voltage up & current down.  This morning I've cranked up the
> ballast and got the voltage way down, but current stays high.  I have
> notice the capacitor charging current with no spark gap operation high. 
> This is the first time I have used this high of capacitance.(0.173uF) 
> This may just be a normal condition for this value?

That value of a cap should draw around 80A (ballpark). What are you
pulling now? Can you recap your power control equipment for me?