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Re: [TCML] Oscilloscope Tuning, Need help, please look


Are you just looking to get the coil in tune, or do you specifically
want to use an oscilloscope to tune the coil.  The time tested
approach of moving the tap on the primary is the *best* way to get
long sparks.  If that's all you seek then you may want to just do that
instead of scope tuning.  Tuning the coil with a scope is going to get
you close to in-tune, but the only way to really tell if you are in
tune is by observing the spark output at various tap settings on the

-Phillip Slawinski

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 02:16, Andrew Robinson <teslamad@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello all,
>     Looking again for more help with scope tuning. After a fairly successful
> afternoon in the lab I think we may actually be getting somewhere with this,
> but could some veterans out there confirm our results please. Might be
> helpful for any new guys out there too so take a look! What we're going for
> here is either you looking at it and laughing at how far off we are, or
> actually (hopefully) telling us we're on the right path. The link below is
> for a PDF doc we created describing our results. There are some questions in
> there too. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> http://host.atomiklan.com/tesla/report.pdf
> Regards,
> Andrew Robinson
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