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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
> Agree that the polarity/phase of the secondary voltage will
> 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