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Re: Hello again / New MOT coil (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 10:52:11 -0400
From: Jason Johnson <jasonmsusolar@xxxxxxxxx>
To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Hello again / New MOT coil (fwd)


In your diode friendly design, are you using the Mark III circuit shown on
your website? Also, what kind of spark gap setup are you using with this
power supply?


On 7/19/07, Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 16:31:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: G Hunter <dogbrain_39560@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Hello again / New MOT coil (fwd)
> Thanks for all the info.  I'm both pleased and
> impressed you made it work using the low-voltage,
> high-current AC approach.  I avoided this route so I
> wouldn't have to deal with the problems you seem to
> have solved.
> My level shifter had diode issues too at first, but I
> was able to solve the problems quickly, and now my
> diode strings have an indefinite life span.  I built a
> second such coil and power supply for a friend, and
> his exhibited the same reliability.  In other words, I
> was able to make it work more than once.  I was so
> confident about diode life, I sent him on his way with
> no spares.  I don't think he'll need them.
> Nothing against level shifters, but I'm always looking
> for a cheaper, easier way to use MOTs.  A 100%
> silicon-free TC intrigues me, especially with so many
> coilers going the opposite direction.  A 4200vac
> MOT-powered, spark gap coil seems like a throwback.
> That appeals to me.  If I ever get my workshop built,
> I'll have to give it a try.
> Cheers,
> Greg