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Re: does the terminal have to be ontop of the secondary?
Original poster: "Malcolm Watts by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <m.j.watts-at-massey.ac.nz>
On 6 Jul 01, at 12:27, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "marko by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hello everyone!
> My question is: Does the terminal have to be above the secondary?? If i move
> my discharge terminal, and say suspend it 1metre above the secondary, how
> will the performance of the coil be affected??
The resonant frequency of the secondary will drop a bit and sparks
will probably issue from the top turn of the windings.