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Re: Does it matter which way i wind my secondary?

Original poster: "Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <acmq-at-compuland-dot-com.br>

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz
<twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>

>         Agree that the polarity/phase of the secondary voltage will
reverse if
> you invert the winding direction.  Question was this: For a
> lightly-coupled coil the voltage buildup will be pretty gradual, so I
> don't see how any particular peak - positive or negative - would be
> distinctive enough be favored.  For a heavily coupled (and loaded, of
> course) the first peak will be much more distinct. Has anyone shown that
> there really is a change in breakout voltage when you reverse the
> windings?  I'm curious, not criticizing.

I don't have a system where I could test this, but I agree that with
coupling the difference, if any, will be small.

Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz