First Tesla Coil hints?
From: Jim Lux [SMTP:jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net]
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 1998 1:11 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: First Tesla Coil hints?
> From: Michael Baumann [SMTP:baumann-at-proton.llumc.edu]
> Sent: Saturday, February 21, 1998 11:49 AM
> To: Tesla List
> Subject: Re: First Tesla Coil hints?
> On Sat, 21 Feb 1998, Tesla List wrote:
> > Ok. I found some 40 kv 2.7 uF doorknob capacitors for $16 each. Two
> * these would do the trick. Would these do well? Is the price decent?
> 1.35 uf? That would be way too big, and besides doorknobs are rather
I rather think that they are 2.7 nF not 2.7 uF. A 2 uF cap at 40 kV is a
physically large piece of gear. Besides which, 2.7 nf (2700 pF) is a
standard value for 40 kV doorknobs.