Jumping in with both feet?
From: SBJohnston-at-aol-dot-com [SMTP:SBJohnston-at-aol-dot-com]
Sent: Friday, January 30, 1998 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: Jumping in with both feet?
DC Cox wrote:
>As the top load increases the sec freq drops down which
>requires either more inductance or more capacitance.
That's clear enough... In this case, I've got two extra turns available in
the primary, so I could go for inductance...
>If more capacitance is added greater drive current is required
>to quickly recharge the cap. Drive current is usually much
>more important than potential assuming you are running in
>the area of 10-15 kV.
Ok, I see now.
>If your sec outputs become large you might also consider
>adding a ground "strike rail", ie, a copper wire suspended
>slightly above and 2 inches outside of the primary inductor.
You are an optimist, but perhaps I'll get to that performance level soon.