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Re: what happens if i use a marx cap arrangement on a TC?

Original poster: "Luc by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <ludev-at-videotron.ca>

Hi "?"

Gregory R. Hunter test it with success, I paste a post from him (
15 Jun 2000) I never have the possibility of testing it but I
think it could work with one MOT and 4 stage of cap.


Luc Benard 

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> like i said, what happens if i use a marx cap arrangement on a TC instead of
> using "the usual" arrangment?

> Original Poster: "Gregory R. Hunter" <ghunter-at-accucomm-dot-net>

> I have just tested an experimental Tesla coil with a Marx generator
> included in its tank circuit.  Results were most satisfying, considering
> the hasty, thrown-together nature of my experiment.  The tank capacitor
> consists of two, 96nF, 8KV MMCs wired in parallel.  This presents a 188nF
> load to an unballasted pair of 2400VAC MOTs wired in series and driven with
> 230V-at-20A.  The two MOTs develop 4800VAC, which charges the two 96nF caps.
> Capacitor isolation is provided by a pair of 100 Ohm, 55W wire-wound power
> resistors in parallel with the two caps.