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RE: Tesla Coil Efficiency Test
Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
The input voltage is 120VAC and the variac is set for 120VAC too. The load
is 220k Ohms in series with 2.5pF. The coil is a 9/30 LTR coil with a sync
rotary gap. Other detail are at:
At 01:24 PM 6/18/2002 +1200, you wrote:
>On 17 Jun 2002, at 17:11, Tesla list wrote:
>> Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
>> I ran the computer model of my small coil today. The schematic is at:
>> The power losses are listed at:
>> The power into the coil itself is 294 - 59.7 = 234.3 watts and the streamer
>> power is 81.4 watts. The effieciency is about 34.7%. Not that the gap
>> eats 40% more power than the streamers!
>And the loading conditions (not stated) were ??