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Re: Cap/SG config

Original poster: "Jason Petrou by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jasonp-at-btinternet-dot-com>

Putting the cap in paralell to the tranny is usually a bad idea - a badly
set SG will mean that all of the power from the caps will go back into the
xfmr. There are some other things aobut it too, but I cant remember right

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Sent: Friday, May 25, 2001 1:26 AM
Subject: Cap/SG config

> Original poster: "Matt Shayka by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hi all,
> I am having some trouble with my coil. I was wondering if it was related
> the way the spark gap and the capacitor are placed. I have seen countless
> schematics of Tesla coil primary circuits. Some of them had the capacitor
> in-line with the HV xrfrmr and others had the spark gap. Is there a bigger
> "bang" with one of those configurations? Could use a little help here.
> TIA,
> Matt Shayka
> Geek#1127 G-1
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