Re: Cable question
From: Cliff Fahrer[SMTP:cfahrer-at-In-Touch-dot-net]
Reply To: cfahrer-at-In-Touch-dot-net
Sent: Friday, January 02, 1998 9:24 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Cable question
Tesla List wrote:
> From: Andrew Chiin[SMTP:chinny-at-ozemail-dot-com.au]
> Sent: Thursday, January 01, 1998 4:13 PM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Cable question
> Hey all.
> 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.
> Also what kind of cable should I use to connect the Tesla tank components.
> I presume there's quite a large current flowing through here and neon cable
> can't hack it. Or am I mistaken.
> And finally what kind of wire should I use to wind the chokes?
> Help appreciated.
> Andrew Chin
The best hook-up "wire" that I used for the tank circuit was 1/4 inch
copper tubing. It's easy to bend, but you have to use caution when
working around this area with the power on because of the lack of
insulation. I suggest you use an insulated cover over the tank
Good luck :-)