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Re: Door knob caps
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 5/30/01 4:15:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Can I use these caps? Do I need to add caps to get the
> > > capacitance up around 400 pf? Or can I run less capacitance say around
> > > pf?
Well, for a rather small coil I sometimes use just 0.00125uF.
I built a small coil like this that gives a 9" spark. It can be
seen at my website. I'm using two 5kV doorknob caps in series.