Re: Capacitor test results
In a message dated 96-06-10 14:44:18 EDT, you write:
>I am currently using a 25nF cap with a 12kV 60mA transformer. I can
>set the total gap length to about 1/4" before it ceases firing. There
>is an element of resonant charging going on in my system as evidenced
>by both the gap setting (around 12kV) and the <100Hz firing.
I agree, I think my .025 capacitor should fire with one 12kv 30 ma
transformer with a wider gap than .030. This thing used to be hot and now
seems like a dud. I do have three good 12kv 30 ma transformers and will
connect them in parallel and rerun the test.