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Re: ISSTC HITS 55" No tuning yet



Original poster: "Jim Mitchell" <Electrontube-at-sbcglobal-dot-net> 

Yup,  150v from my variac through a doubler then onto the bridge.  I
probably should tune it but...

Regards - Jim Mitchell
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 8:15 PM
Subject: Re: ISSTC HITS 55" No tuning yet


 > Original poster: "Eastern Voltage Research Corporation"
<dhmccauley-at-easternvoltageresearch-dot-com>
 >
 >
 > Is that 150VDC after the doubler.  150VAC input seems quite high and then
to
 > double it and rectify it that
 > would give you 424VDC or so.
 >
 > Is that correct???
 >
 > Dan
 >
 >
 > Hi Dan,
 >
 > 150v in,  doubled.  I haven't touched the primary tap yet,  I probably
 > should've before I started turning up the variac but...
 >
 > It seems that my filtering is insufficient, as the coil output dims at
full
 > BPS,  a key sign of low filtering,  so I'm going to add 4700F right
across
 > the rails of the bridge, Then I'll try it again.
 >
 > In about an hour,  I'm going to take some videos/pictures.
 >
 > I expect with some tuning I should be able to hit at least 70.
 >
 > Regards - Jim Mitchell
 > ----- Original Message -----
 > From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
 > To: <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
 > Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 8:32 PM
 > Subject: Re: ISSTC HITS 55" No tuning yet
 >
 >
 >   > Original poster: "Eastern Voltage Research Corporation"
 > <dhmccauley-at-easternvoltageresearch-dot-com>
 >   >
 >   > Nice work.  These ISSTCs are sure kicking some butt.  What voltage
were
 > you
 >   > running when you hit 55" ? ?
 >   >
 >   > Dan
 >   >
 >   >
 >   >  > Hello List,
 >   >  >
 >   >  > Today I finally got my ISSTC fixed after a catastrophic failure at
the
 >   >  > recent Geek Group Thon.
 >   >  >
 >   >  > I am hitting 55" and I haven't even touched the tuning yet,  here
is a
 >   >  > picture of the coil in the daylight at 50% input voltage.  Soon
once
 > it
 >   >  > gets dark,  I'll take some pictures and a video.
 >   >  >
 >   >
 >
<http://www.hot-streamer-dot-com/electrontube/hv/zap.jpg>www.hot-streamer-dot-com/el
 >   > ectrontube/hv/zap.jpg
 >   >  >
 >   >  > Regards - Jim Mitchell
 >   >  >
 >   >  >
 >   >  >
 >   >  >
 >   >  >
 >   >
 >
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