Re: Wives and Tesla coils
Well, I should say that *not* all filterd DC VTTC's are Quiet ;-). But yes,
a Vac Tube coil is really quiet. Not quite a replacement for spark gaps,
though. But one can get 12 to 24" sparks with some money and fidlin'.
At 05:04 PM 5/16/00 , you wrote:
>Original Poster: "Mike Nolley" <nolleym-at-willamette.edu>
>Tesla List wrote:
>> Original Poster: spam_proof-at-worldnet.att-dot-net
>> Any assistance in building quiet (audio) but simple spark gaps would be
>> appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>> - A. Banerjee
> Your best bet is a filtered DC powered vac-toob coil. No spark gap, and
>the output isn't disruptive--and therefore isn't as loud. See the recent post
>on the solid-state (mosfet?) coil, and the different operating modes.
> Good luck!