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Re: [TCML] Power Factor Correction

Last time I tried to meter mains current with a spark gap coil, my digital
meter similarly "varied wildly"... fluctuated between 6 and 65 amps.
Switched to an analog meter, and got a steady 10a @ 50% pfc.

> I remember trying to meter the mains current with my coil running and
> try various PFC cap values, looking for the lowest drawn current.
> Unfortunately, particularly when using a static spark gap, the mains
> current varies wildly from moment to moment

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