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Re: [jlnlabs] TESLA COIL REVISED (Litz wire)
Original poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
> Original poster: "Lau, Gary" <gary.lau-at-hp-dot-com>
> > Litz wire is GOOD for use in Tesla coil primaries, although the
> difficulties of tapping it are obvious. The take-home lesson from my
> experiment is that the proper strand size for the operating frequency
> must be observed.
Perhaps some sort of dual coil scheme where you can change the inductance by
moving one coil relative to the other might be a good approach with Litz
wire? Or, create some fixed taps, and use some other means (goniometer?) to
do the fine adjustment.