Re: DC drive
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Date: Thu, 09 Oct 1997 22:31:27 +0000
From: Greg Leyh <lod-at-pacbell-dot-net>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: DC drive
Larry Robertson wrote:
> I still think Cpri will remain charged as the gaps comutate, resulting
> in Lpri seeing 30kV on each discharge except for the very first one.
You are correct. I misunderstood the ASCII schematic. The primary
waveform will decay to zero, leaving a DC component of 15kV on the
resonance caps. If the next gap connect is reverse polarity, the
primary will see a 30kV peak waveform.