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Re: Funky Topload Ideas
Original poster: "Stolz, Mark by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Mark.Stolz-at-ST-Systems-dot-com>
>Original poster: "Christopher Boden by way of Terry Fritz
> >Remove the petrol tank and carburettor etc. first :)
>yup, though the faraday-cage effect *should* shield it.
It probably would from what I've seen. My friend Justin Hays and I used a
can of highly volatile quick dry lacquer as a spacer between the secondary
and the topload on my 2.5" before I fried it. 4kVA through it and no
> >The capacitance will be substantial - you'll need a lot of primary
> >(likes 10's and 10's if not hundreds of Joules) to generate >useful
> >voltages. I would not want to get a shock from a topload this size.
>You should see the topload we're using on the 6" coil right now. It's a 5'X
>15" torus, on a 6" coil powered by 12/240 and producing multiple 5-7'+
>streamers without a breakout point. The car topload would be used for our
>15" coil powered by a 10kVA Pig.
>Christopher A. Boden Geek#1
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