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Re: o-scope tuning of tesla coil?

Original poster: "Black Moon" <black_moons@xxxxxxxxxxx>

hmm.. im not sure if this is working... even adding a few turns on the 
primary seems to have little or no effect, can't seem to get 
primary/secondary tuned quite right... anyone know how to do it with both 
secondary and primary hooked up? (osilator to primary) and what the o-scope 
pics look at diffrent tuneing levels? seems to be getting about a 10x 
voltage gain and the secondary voltage is peaking in a few cycles (7 or so) 
with high coupleing...

>From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
>To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: o-scope tuning of tesla coil?
>Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 15:30:04 -0700
>Original poster: Terry Fritz <teslalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Get a simple signal generator like this one:
>Probably just hook the scope across the LED.  For the secondary, just hang 
>a wire near the coil which will easily pick up a signal when the generator 
>is near the coil's frequency.  All the signals will change dramatically 
>when they are near the tuned point.  Just driving it all with a low power 
>signal will not endanger the scope or anything.
>         Terry
>At 02:22 PM 12/31/2004, you wrote:
>>Hi, I just got a new analog storage solid state o-scope, and I have heard 
>>that it can be used to tune a tesla coil, How exactly do I go about doing 
>>it tho? I know the basics of operateing my scope allready, and I assume I 
>>need a low voltage osilator and can build one of those, but how exactly 
>>do I test tuning with those?