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Re: SSTC Dangers - E Fields / Radiation
Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Mccauley, Daniel H by way of Terry Fritz
> > Also, be careful doing the lightbulb trick b/c my friend was
> > messing around
> > and got a NASTY burn that appeared to have chared the tip of
> > his thumb!
> > Matt
> Forget about the lightbulb. I got the same burn adjusting the knob of an
> audio oscillator 5 feet away from my SSTC!!!
That's because YOU were capacitively-coupled to the coil and the knob
was effectively grounded.