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Original poster: "SIMMS, F R. (JSC-EV4) (LM) by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <f.r.simms1-at-jsc.nasa.gov>
The Tesla is a surge generator and not a common transformer. That is why you
need the lowest resistance you can get for the secondary to have the highest
Q and therefore the highest voltage. Few turns with heavy wire.
From: Tesla list [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 9:53 PM
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
Would it be better to make a 6" by 30" secondary with 1200 turns of 22gauge
wire or a 6" by 24" secondary with 1200 turns of 24gauge. I'm leaning
the 24gauge, since the cost for a 10pound spool is the same but I'd have
more feet left over with the 24gauge. I'm also sick of NST's dying, whats
best way of going about getting a potential transformer?