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Re: [TCML] BPS Testing

In a message dated 3/13/2008 8:06:24 A.M. US Eastern Standard Time,  
Gary.Lau@xxxxxx writes:

>I can't say with absolute certainty that it would make no  difference, but 
I'm thinking that spark loading >should have no impact on  primary-side 
charging and bang-rate.  The sparks occur AFTER the bang,  >and there's a whole lot 
of dead time between the end of the spark and the  next bang.

>Under this assumption, I replaced my PRIMARY with 3  seriesed 500W halogen 
floodlight bulbs (see  >http://www.laushaus.com/tesla/sync_gap.htm near the 
bottom of page) to  swallow the power that >would have been delivered to the 
primary.  I  couldn't think of a way to dummy-load the secondary.
>Regards,  Gary Lau

Another way to even out the spark loading might be to use John C's  favorite
method, the *controlled* spark.  He placed a ground rod close to  the toroid,
so that a continuous spark of constant length was created.   


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