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Re: Tesla motor receiver
Before you try the motor trick, put a lightbulb in the loop and try it out.
I think it works best if it isn't grounded but don't quote me on that...
I saw one fellow use a five foot ring in series with himself to light a
Let us know how it works out...
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Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2000 1:25 PM
Subject: RE: Tesla motor receiver
> Original poster: "Richard Barton" <richardbarton-at-caving5.freeserve.co.uk>
> Thanks for the various hints.
> I've put together a big loop of 1/4" copper tubing, around 24" diameter.
> I've simply soldered a diode to one end of that, to go to one of the motor
> terminals. Should the other end of the loop go to the other terminal ?
> or should a ground connection be involved as well ?
> I've fixed the loop in a vertical position, with its ends pointing
> Presumably, if the diode can rectify RF as advised by many of you, the
> motor would see this, after rectification as simply a "dirty" D.C.
> Advice please !
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> Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2000 3:21 PM
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> Subject: Re: Tesla motor receiver
> Original poster: "Dan Kunkel" <dankunkel-at-hotmail-dot-com>
> Richard and Mike,
> a few quick thoughts here...
> remember that the transmitting coil should have a very large topload. so
> much so that no arcing is permitted. in this way 90% (roughly) of all the
> energy is pumped into the ground instead of it being spent as spark.
> Richard, you refered to the single wire motor. basically a disruptive
> discharge coil (tesla coil) was connected to many turns of wire that were
> wrapped around a copper rod. a copper disk was placed next to the rod and
> (Rod) |
> &&&&&&&&||||||||______HV RF in
> i think he added a little bit of capacitance (like a plate) to the end of
> the motor's windings for added tuning.
> BTW-Richard Quick was able to transmit enough RF ground current from a 500
> watt coil 1500 feet away, enough to light a flourecent tube bright enough
> read by.
> hope this helps ya out! and good luck and have fun!
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