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Re: [TCML] BPS Testing
In a message dated 3/13/2008 8:06:24 A.M. US Eastern Standard Time,
>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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