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Re: DRSSTC driver tests- Dual resonance disaster

Original poster: Steve Ward <steve.ward@xxxxxxxxx>


This might be a good opportunity to bypass the PLL and just run it
straight off its feedback signal and compare.

I assume you tried altering the coupling between your coils?

Steve W.

On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 08:14:18 -0700, Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Original poster: "Steve Conner" <steve.conner@xxxxxxxxxxx> > > >I'll post an updated schematic tomorrow, and I'm also going to try driving > >two coupled resonant circuits and see what happens. The PLL might not be so > >happy with the dual resonance > > Well driving the dual resonators was a total disaster. It behaves > chaotically and hops all over the place. I have no real idea what causes it > to mess up so badly, but I intend to find out. It might just be something > stupid or then again, it might be a fundamental flaw with the idea of using > a PLL to drive two coupled resonators. > > I thought I better let you all know in case anyone was thinking my circuit > was all tried and tested. > > Steve C. > >