Modulated Spark Gap.
From: Marcus Young [SMTP:MEYoung-at-uq-dot-net.au]
Sent: Friday, August 21, 1998 5:13 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Modulated Spark Gap.
At 11:17 PM 8/19/98 -0500, you wrote:
>From: Storey Clamp [SMTP:storey-at-stic-dot-net]
>Sent: Wednesday August 19, 1998
>Marcus Young wrote:
>>But for actually moving the mechanical parts that I'm thinking (especially
>>at low frequencies) I
>>was imagining a setup somewhere in the hundreds of watts. Just take a stack
>Look for a "wash tub" 14" hard drive unit. They are usually available for
scrap value, and have a huge voice coil that can easily handle the mass of
your contact assembly, and they come with a high power amplifier to drive it.
>San Antonio, Texas
That sounds awsome! THanx for the tip! I dont know if I be able to find
one, but ill have a try.
hehe, i could allways break a glass cbinet at the museum :)
I actually salvaged one of those washing machine multistacked hard discs
ones. They can make a
good top capacitance for a secondary or tertiary If you put a wok lid on
The distance between discs is narrow enough to creat a good approximated
feild with less bleed
than youde imagine from all those sharp edges though ...