Re: Cable question
From: Alfred A. Skrocki[SMTP:alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com]
Sent: Friday, January 02, 1998 5:49 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Cable question
On Thursday, January 01, 1998 10:09 PM Adam
> >Just wondering what kind of cable should I use to connect a NST to the
> >protection network, i.e. the chokes, bypass caps & SG? I have a few metres
> >of neon cable. I'm guessing this is quite suitable for this purpose.
> Yes, this is the ideal wire. For those looking for HV insulated wire
> (15kV -40kV), you can:
> 1. Order it by the foot from a surplus house
> 2. Buy some from a neon supply shop.
> 3. Get some from junked TV sets or a TV repair place
> 4. Get spark plug wire, from an auto parts store.
> They'll all work fine.
I would be a bit concerned on the last entry since regular automotive spark
plug wire has a built in resistance. I would only use copper core spark
plug wire, why add unnecessary resistive losses.
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