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Re: Where to put the coil guts
Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
The primary cap and spark gap have to be "right there" since you have to
keep the resistance of the primary loop low and need to have some control
of the loop's inductance. Other than that, if you use HV wires to the
coil, everything else can be far away.
At 01:49 PM 9/7/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Aside from portability, why does everybody put the "guts" of the coil in a
>Is it possible to place them remote from the coil(s), like in a separate
>room? or are the losses too great?
>Or other issues like running long lengths of HV cable being dangerous?
><< Jim >>