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Re: first light.....sad really, reasons?
Original poster: "BunnyKiller by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <bigfoo39-at-telocity-dot-com>
> Tesla list wrote:
>> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net> "
>> Hi scot, where did you download wintesla? i looked around for it and
>> not find it. My TC had a 15kv/30ma nst my secondary is 2 pounds of #24
>> magnet wire around a 4" pvc pipe.
> Hi Adam...
> to start with... a Farad is a measure of electrons stored on "plates"
> which will hold a charge. ( in other words, 2 metallic plates
> seperated by an insulator ( of various natures and thicknesses will
> allow a charge (( a build up of electrons to occur)) of varying
> degrees, certian materials that insulate will allow more electrons to
> stay in a stable position on the metal plates more than other materials).
> some materials ( insulators ) work very well for DC ( direct current )
> applications ( such as Mylar, but really suck in an AC ( alternating
> current) situation, since they have a tendency to "melt" with the
> rapid fluxing of current flowing back and forth between the plates and
> as far as the different names for "F" ( farads) milli , micro, nano
> , these are the designations for the measures in the opposite
> direction of whole numbers ( decimal) example=== 1 millifarad (mF) =
> .001 farad, 1 microfarad (uF) = .000001 farad, and 1 nanofarad (nF) =
> .000000001 farad. pretty tiny stuff, but then again 1 full farad is
> ALOT of power.
> next step... get your tape measure and let us know ...
> the secondary diameter ( i think it was 4") how much of the tube is
> wound with wire ( height wise) with 24? gage wire?
> what is the size ( thickness of the primary coil wire/tubing) (( most
> of us use 1/4" copper tubing for the primary on low power coils) and
> the gap size between each coil of the primary.
> estimate the angle of the primary coil from the inner turn to the
> outer turn.... 15 degrees? 30 degrees?
> your estimate of the cap is 5 nF
> you know the trannie output ( 15KV -at- 30mA)
> do you have a toriod yet? ( this is an important item to have and to
> have measurements on to configure tuning )
> and finally.. send me your Email address and I will send you a copy
> of the WinTesla program.... it will be in a compressed form so you
> will need winzip to unzip it ...
> Scot D
> aka bunnykiller