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Re: Mica Cap Question

Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Ray Haynes by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> I have obtained a .01uF 8KV mica transmitting cap that is rated for 26 Amps
> at 400KHz. Would make a good cap for a smaller MOT power coil?
> Ray

	Yes.  That 26 amps corresponds to an RMS voltage of about 1034
continuous duty.  Your coil will be run quite intermittently, so the
capacitor should last for much longer than your coil.