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Re: [TCML] small coil with huge streamers?
Hum might be able to beat that
Roy Piepers (Dalus)
2011/12/14 Joe Mastroianni <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> I think Phil holds the record for coil efficiency these days...he's getting over 5x streamer:secondary ratio on his hybrid silicon/vacuum tube design.
> On Dec 14, 2011, at 11:54 AM, Grenadier wrote:
>> Would you mind sharing some more details on that coil Phillip? What is its
>> resonant frequency?
>> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Joe Mastroianni <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>> Well, things will get hot and stuff will burn.
>>> I had a reasonably sized DR coil - 8.5x32" secondary, 3/8" copper coil
>>> secondary, CM300DY-24H inverter, powered through only ~70VAC at 20A
>>> through a doubler so the DCV was only around 180V, 0.5uf tank, etc. etc.
>>> etc. Running MIDI with only moderate arcs for musical purposes....
>>> I made the mistake of running 12ga stranded between some of the
>>> components....and the insulation caught fire quite spectacularly during my
>>> Halloween performance. Lucky for me it didn't burn up anything else.
>>> Power density is a very real consideration....
>>> On 12/14/2011 7:38 AM, James Hutton wrote:
>>>> what would happen if you had a massive power supply for a really small
>>>> tesla coil?
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