[TCML] First (Result Yielding) Light. A Few Questions...
tcml88 at abelian.org
Sun Mar 27 10:44:23 MST 2011
> the racing sparks I'm getting as I dial the variac up
Can you describe the racing arcs? Any photos of it?
Carl Noggle wrote:
> The sparks on the body of the coil could be due to having
> too high a frequency, so that it has a quarter-wave point
> below the top.
No, the voltage max will still be at the top, even if quite
a lot out of tune. If terribly out of tune you might get
sparks from the middle or 2/3rds the way up the coil.
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