Re: New Testing
From: George W. Ensley[SMTP:erc-at-coastalnet-dot-com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 1997 9:06 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: New Testing
>> My theory is to clean it up before it gets to the transmission line thus
>> reducing RFI. Using the coax shield grounded at the TC end only as
>> additional precautions. I assume only the HV transformer the resides
>> at the supply side and all else is at the base of the TC. A second safety
>> gap at the transformer is not a bad idea though.
>I don't use safety gaps at all with my neon. I designed a filter
>circuit with a second-order Butterworth response and placed it
>between the main gap and the line running to the transformer. Since
>the gap transient is damped and the damping applies to the line as
>well, there is no need for a safety gap. Nothing short of the primary
>can ring in my neon setup. I scoped the final response to check this.
>> Sorry to be so unclear, literacy was the price i paid for a very colorful
>Hee hee :)
I see, unfortunately I am not as sure of my filtering.