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Re: marx chokes

Original poster: "Malcolm Watts" <m.j.watts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

On 12 Apr 2005, at 17:18, Tesla list wrote:

> Original poster: Ed Phillips <evp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> "Malcolm:
> What was the value of your chokes?  I would like  to try this idea as
> well. Digi-Key stocks a large number of iron core chokes.
> Dr. Resonance"
>  I doubt that any of those little chokes would take the voltage, and
> would probably saturate at some time during discharge as well.  I
> wonder about the large ferrite cored ones as well.
> Ed

Did I mention the "rods" were ferrite? I think I may have forgotten.
I'll collect some more concrete info to post tomorrow. The chokes
could usefully have had a lot higher inductance than they did. They
shouldn't saturate as they have end - end airgaps.