Re: avoid getting killed in the process...
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "bob golding" <yubba-at-clara-dot-net>
> Don't forget you can get zapped by plugs as well. If you don't believe me
> try unplugging a TV then grabbing the prongs of the plug. Ouch, or ouch
> crash!! if you happen to pick the TV up just after you have unplugged it.
> This might apply to Tesla coils as well, just to stay on subject.
> bob golding
> > after one unpleasant surprise working on an old color TV quite a while
> > I always make sure that I am holding the plug to the device in question
> > MY HAND before I mess with the HV stuff. AND, I make sure that it's the
> > right cord too - it does no good to unplug something else and then get
> > zapped
I have been zapped by the prongs on the plug of a very small (6500v -at-
.65mA) power transformer when a cap (.0015uf) discharged through the
secondary. I would hate to have been bitten by a transformer with a larger cap
across the secondary, say a .0133uf cap on a 12kv 60mA NST.
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