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Re: 600kV voltmeter /Measuring TC voltages

Original poster: "Peter Terren" <pterren@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

You still need to run rotary gaps as usual so you get the normal quenching for the single shots as well, I presume.

Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance@xxxxxxxxxx>
>....... The easiest way to measure the sec output is to put a string of >diodes in
> the HV power supply with a large resistance --- say 5-10 megOhms. This
> will charge the cap slowly and the sparkgap fires once every 5-10 > seconds (5RC
> time constant to full charge).
> This spark length is measured from the toroid to a 7-12 inch ground
> terminal. It may then be compared with the peak DC potential charts in
> Handbook of Chemistry & Physics. Use the standard impulse generator > chart
> for best accuracy....