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Re: Advice on Secondary

Original poster: "Gerald  Reynolds" <gerryreynolds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Hi Ben,

Many have commented on most aspects of your proposed design except the value of the cap. 5.31 is resonant for your NST and that is a bad place to be. Try 8.5 nf (1.6 * Cres) for a static gap.

Gerry R.

Original poster: "Medina, Benjamin Alejandro (UMR-Student)" <bamxbb@xxxxxxx>


I am currently building a medium size Tesla Coil. Here are some of the

NST - 15kV/30ma

Capacitor- 5.37 nF made from glass plates with heavy duty aluminum foil
on the inside and outside faces