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Re: Stupid Capacitors!
Original poster: "Luc by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <ludev-at-videotron.ca>
Hi Marry, Neil,
The Geek have a nice design for salt water cap.
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Neil Richardson by way of Terry Fritz
> ok, get make some bottle caps, the thinner and taller the better, as they
> expose the best surfact area, pack as many into a container as you can, you
> may need lots, since most bottle caps are about 500-2000pF. You will need
> many by the sound of it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tesla list [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> Sent: 25 January 2002 15:16
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Stupid Capacitors!
> Original poster: "Marry Krutsch by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hi everyone.
> Well, my MMC bank just failed catastrophicaly (burst into flames) for
> the 5th time, and my wooden primary form just carbon tracked. I have
> about 5 min. total run time on my coil, so this is going to get
> expensive pretty soon! All but one cap failed open circuit, so the lead
> to plate junctions must not be good enough. I don't have enough $$$ for
> a Geek MMC, so I'll probably build a plate cap. It's going to be big,
> since I need 0.1 uF. I can get PE sheet rather cheaply. Which is best,
> high or low density PE? Any suggestions?
> Now working feverishly,