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Re: Does it matter which way i wind my secondary?
Original poster: "Drew Murray by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <drewallmighty-at-hotmail-dot-com>
Yes i am referring to a heavily coupled coil, MINE! I want to try a spring
style, "straight up" primary just to see how it works.
> > A Tesla transformer is just this, a transformer (that works as a
> > double resonance system when you add the primary and secondary
> > capacitances).
> > The directions of the windings affect the relative polarities between
> > the primary and secondary only. If you compare two identical coils
> > working with identical primary circuits and identical secondaries
> > wound in opposite directions, the only difference that you will
> > see is that the secondary voltage and current waveforms are inverted
> > one in relation to the other.
> > In a typical system powered in AC, the two coils will show exactly
> > the same performance.
> > If the system is powered in DC (the primary capacitor is charged always
> > with the same polarity), I would expect some slight difference in the
> > spark output, because it's easier to have breakout with negative
> > voltages than with positive voltages.
> Are you referring to the polarity of the first peak of the secondary
>voltage of a heavily-coupled coil?
> > Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz
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