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Re: Does a "regulating" coil really waste energy?
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 5/28/02 2:50:16 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Please correct me if I'm mistaken - I thought that the secondary Q was
> unimportant since streamer "losses" drive the Q into the dirt, but that
> maximizing primary Q was still desirable?
> Gary Lau
> MA, USA
I think the secondary Q is important for reducing losses before
the sparks break out. The overall loss situation;
pri, sec, etc., is important, I would think.