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Re: Corona bottles @ .001 mfd
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- Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 17:17:36 -0600
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Original poster: Gregory Hunter <tesla_39560@xxxxxxxxx>
When employed as salt water capacitors, 12oz (355ml)
beer bottles yield between 750-900pF each. A six-pack
is good for 5nF. A 12-pack is about right for 10nF.
Are you sure you only need .001uF? That isn't very
.001uF = 1nF = 1000pF
for .001uF, you'd only need 1 or 2 beer bottles.
--- Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Original poster: "Mike" <mike.marcum@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Personally I'd just start with a few and keep adding
> bottles till the spark
> hits max length. Easiest way that i know of w/o
> using an lcr meter.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list"
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> Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 2:01 PM
> Subject: Corona bottles @ .001 mfd
> >Original poster: Davetracer@xxxxxxx
> > I am sorry to have to re-ask, I thought I
> saved the answer, but I
> > can't find it!
> > Right now I'm running the
> tinfoil-on-glass/plastic capacitors. The
> > coil definitely needs more capacitance. The
> calculators, based on the
> > windings and so forth, indicate the coil wants to
> be ringing at about 400
> > khz, but the 'scope indicates that the (radiated)
> energy is at about 750 khz.
> > I wanted to ask again how many Corona bottles
> people have used in
> > water-based capacitors to approach .001 mfd, which
> is what this coil
> > wants. I can tune it in from there.
> > Thank you,
> > Dave Small
> >p.s. No call-back from the Red Rocks people yet.