From: D.C. Cox[SMTP:DR.RESONANCE-at-next-wave-dot-net]
Sent: Friday, November 21, 1997 7:49 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: resistors
We use two 50 Watt, 500 Ohm resistors in parallel with each bushing on the
Neon. They are available from Digi-Key Corp.
> From: Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent: Monday, November 10, 1997 10:50 AM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: resistors
> In a message dated 97-11-09 09:16:36 EST, you write:
> I am working on protection of my transformer. I have bypass caps off
> each HV bushing to ground and I also have two chokes on each HV bushing.
> I have read stuff about using resistors. Could someone give me some
> info on what they are used for, where they go, and some values to look
> Kevin Wahila
> On my smaller coil (3.5" dia) powered by neon sign transformers, I use
> 3000 ohm 50 watt resistors. One in each high voltage leg between the
> transformer and the tank circuit. That is the only protection I use on
> system other than a safety gap. Have not had any problems.
> Ed Sonderman