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RE: TOPLOAD (TOROID)
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- Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 17:03:43 -0700
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Original poster: "Medina, Benjamin (UMR-Student)" <bamxbb@xxxxxxx>
So this off axis primary inductance fixer upper thing acts like
additional windings on the primary since it is connected in series with
the end turn of your original primary coil? It's basically like an
extension for tuning purposes?
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Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 8:46 PM
Subject: Re: TOPLOAD (TOROID)
Original poster: Terry Fritz <teslalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hehehehe!! If it screws all up, get one of these ;-)))
At 05:00 PM 3/29/2005, you wrote:
>Trying to assume you will hit resonance under 14.7 turns is a big
>I told you how to do it last night.
> > To match the capacitance obtained from the software's online (for
> > toroid), can I just purchase any size aluminum duct from Lowe's or
> > Depot (say 4"x8' piece or 3"x8' piece)? Or do you I have to
> > measure the capacitance of my toroid once it's been constructed?
> > Correct me if I am wrong but if the following is true, then it the
> > statement above does not really matter:
> > The larger the capacitance on the topload (i.e., the larger the
> > the more turns I would need to tap to get the TC to tune?
> > The smaller the capacitance on the topload (i.e., the smaller the
> > toroid), the less turns I would need to tap to get the TC to tune?
> > Since I have around 14.7 turns, the point of tap must occur on the
> > turn or less.
> > Your comments and remarks will be appreciated.
> > Thanks again,
> > Ben Medina
> > Rolla, MO.