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RE: [TCML] 60 Hz Binary Resonant Primary Design
--- On Mon, 5/25/09, Lau, Gary <Gary.Lau@xxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Lau, Gary <Gary.Lau@xxxxxx>
> Subject: RE: [TCML] 60 Hz Binary Resonant Primary Design
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Monday, May 25, 2009, 8:32 PM
> Hi Harvey,
> I must add my voice to those who don't understand what it
> is you are building and demonstrating. I've been
> toying with Tesla coils for maybe 15 years now but I'm
> having a very difficult time connecting the things you're
> describing to anything resembling a Tesla coil.
A tesla coil converts low freq into high frequency via an arc gap and LC matchings for both the primary and secondary to resonate at the designated higher frequency. A source frequency resonant circuit is merely the same thing; with no arc gap necessary to transfer power through space on an air core basis, but the actual resonant quantities used are based on the input frequency; usually 60 hz. This may not be as efficient of a process of power transfer since no high frequency interaction takes place.
> Do your devices make sparks? High voltage? Do
> they have a spark gap?
Yes, The high voltages created might have a further TC primary application.
> Is it like conventional coils where there is a low-turns
> primary and a high turns secondary?
The source frequency resonant circuits; here specifically referring to 60 hz circuits rather then alternator derived frequencies near 465 hz as I have tested most of my coils at both frequencies for q factors: these both sensibly reflect a voltage rise according to turns ratio; and can operate in either fashion as step up or down of input voltages.
> Do your coils purport to demonstrate some previously
> unrecognized electrical property or behavior?
Probably not. However there are some circumstances at alternator frequencies near the mentioned 500 hz range where the amp turns of the secondary exceed the primary amp turns in tight coupling.
> I think a schematic diagram would be extremely useful and
> save you a lot of typing in getting your point across.
> Regards, Gary Lau
> MA, USA
Likewise I will submit these in future postings.
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