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Re: Looking for demo ideas for TC

Original poster: Chip Atkinson <chip@xxxxxxxxxx>

Those are pretty cool pictures.  One thought I'm starting to formulate is
how to present tesla coils to the public.  Not only does it provide
exposure to our interest but also provides an opportunity to educate
people in the science behind it.  I really liked Dr. Resonance's idea
about the different color of light as well.


On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Tesla list wrote:

> Original poster: "Peter Terren" <pterren1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I gave a school demo at a fete. I used a chain mail glove through a
> faraday cage to simulate lightning from my hand as I turned on the TC. I
> gave a magical powers explanation for this. I then changed from a wizard
> outfit to a mad scientist behind the cage and gave a more conventional
> explanation.
> Pics at
> http://tesladownunder.iinet.net.au/tesla_coil_sparks.htm#4%20inch%20coil
> Peter (Tesla Downunder)
> ----- Original Message -----
> >Original poster: Chip Atkinson <chip@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >I'm trying to think of some demos for a possible (hopefully!)
> >presentation and wanted to ask if anyone had other additional ideas for a
> >TC demo.