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Re: will primary interfere with blower motor?

Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Mddeming-at-aol-dot-com>

In a message dated 5/21/01 7:45:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com 

> Original poster: "Bill Vanyo by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" < 
> vanyo-at-echoes-dot-net> 
> Just wondering: I have my static spark gap blower motor situated about 
> 18 inches below my primary, with the motors axis parallel to and just 
> about congruent with the axis of the secondary.  During operation, why 
> wouldn't the magnetic field created by the primary play havoc with the 
> motor windings? 
>    -  Bill Vanyo 

Hi Bill! 
        I suspect that the HF magnetic field of the coil is far too fast for 
the whirling slug of iron to respond to. Interference, if any, might be the 
other way around, if the coil is resonant at a high harmonic of the motor. 

Matt D.