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Re: High Voltage Output

Original poster: Brett Miller <brmtesla2-at-yahoo-dot-com> 


All of the above (and much much more!).  The
www.pupman-dot-com archive will light the way to the path
leading to answering all your TC design questions.


--- Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
 > Original poster: "Chris Fanjoy"
 > <zappyman-at-hotmail-dot-com>
 >    As someone relatively new to this hobby (still
 > building my first TC) I
 > haven't fully grasped all the principles involved.
 > One thing that has me
 > puzzled is this: what determines the high voltage
 > output of a Tesla coil?
 > If not the step-up ratio of the coil itself, then
 > how about:
 > -Firing rate of spark gap
 > -Size of tank capacitor
 > -Operating frequency of coil
 > -All of the above?
 >    Just curious, as this may be something to
 > consider as I design my own TC.
 > Chris