[TCML] Terry Filter Caps
bartb at classictesla.com
Tue Aug 26 18:24:37 MDT 2008
Yes, I thought Adam has sent the post (had two lines of "so and so
wrote:" and for some reason thought it was Adam).
Anyway, wow, a Terry filter fitted for a pig!
I especially like the horn gap approach and even the sphere's on the
ears! It certainly doesn't hurt to provide a little transformer filtering.
FIFTYGUY at aol.com wrote:
> Yeah, and the MOV's are slow to respond to transients at 1 MHz. But they
> certainly are nice to have!
> Some distribution arrestors use "combined technology" with a spark gap
> in series with the MOV element, just to complicate things. I think the big one
> I've got sitting around is like that, since the last time I tried it across
> my pig on an untuned coil, hot metal sparks actually shot out of it and
> rolled on the ground.... The two arrestors on my pig have done just fine at
> 15+kVA, even when the safety gap has been firing. I feel I've got that safety gap
> set pretty tight, but my arrestors are as tight on the MCOV specs as I dare go
> (even tighter than the specs for the "usual NST" Terry Filter).
> -Phil LaBudde
> Center for the Advanced Study of Ballistic Improbabilities
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