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Re: SRSG BPS
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 3/19/02 7:23:47 PM Pacific Standard Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> I believe choice of BPS is influenced by the value of Cp and the ability of
> your power supply to charge it. If you have sufficient grunt to charge the
> Cp in say 10degrees of the AC cycle you will get significantly better
> results if you up the bps on your SRSG.
> My first SRSG was only 100bps using a 4MOT supply. Results were much worse
> than with a good static gap set wide. The static gap was firing many more
> times than the SRSG as I had the current charging capability that meant the
> static gap would fire again shortly after firing near the peak of the cycle.
> Current SRSG is 300bps and this may still be too small
> Ted Linney in NZ
This is why John Freau tells us to maximize performance with a synchronous
rotary gap, you want low bps (100 or 120 bps) and a large primary capacitor for
very large bang size.