[TCML] SRSG question
glau1024 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 14:41:53 MST 2010
When using Line-Sync on the scope, that works fine for verifying that the
motor is running synchronously, but it offers no guidance as to where the
phase should be set for optimal operation.
Regards, Gary Lau
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Teslalabor <teslalabor at t-online.de> wrote:
> I prefer the method of replacing the electrodes by steel bolts, winding
> some wire arround the stationary electrodes, put a small neodymium magnet on
> it and use the scope to measure the timing. Works great!
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gary Lau" <glau1024 at gmail.com>
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla at pupman.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [TCML] SRSG question
> I cannot over-emphasize how important being able to use the
>> to adjust the phase in real time is. The difference in performance with
>> only slight phase variations is huge. If I had to adjust the phase
>> through trial and error, I'd have given up long before achieving success.
>> There is no way to use a timing light to determine the optimal phase
>> setting. It can only be determined experimentally.
>> Regards, Gary Lau
>> MA, USA
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