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Re: DC Tesla Coil Questions (fwd)
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Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 20:01:41 -0400
From: Slurp812 <slurp812@xxxxxxxxx>
To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: DC Tesla Coil Questions (fwd)
Check this guy out. Hes got a nice DC coil....
On 8/18/07, Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 20:40:21 +1000
> From: T476202 A. Wang 2007 <tangara_02@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: DC Tesla Coil Questions
> Iv'e decided to start on a DC coil project for my 2nd coil. Does anyone have
> any ideas? Im using 2 MOTs in series, and a standard doubler. I have a
> Maxwell 35kV 0.03uF capacitor, and using a 3000-3600rpm ARSG. So here are
> the questions:
> A: What happens if you leave the charging reactor or the charging resistor
> out, and put the D-Qing diode in its place?
> B: Is there some form of commercially available charging reactor/choke
> because I dont have the time to make my own.
> C: With SCRs/thyristors, does a positive or negative charge need to be
> applied to the gate to turn it on, or any charge?
> Thanks in advance for the help. Ill post up some pictures once Im done with
> this coil.
> P.S. NSTs die a bit too quickly. They dont like ARSGs much at all...
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