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[TCML] Re: Secondary Testing

Unfortunately, no.

Thank you,
David Delman

On December 5, 2021 10:42:00 PM Joshua Thomas <joshuafthomas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dave, did you measure the secondary resistance before it may have failed?
> With a sufficiently sensitive measurement, a follow up measurement should
> show a lower resistance - if a failure occurred.
> This assumes you have a meter with very good accuracyâ?¦
> On Sun, Dec 5, 2021 at 11:44 AM Dave Delman <doctordhd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I have a simple spark gap Tesla Coil that worked with an 10kV oil burner
>> ignition transformer...until the transformer blew out. At one point there
>> was an arc to the middle of the secondary but I believe that I was able to
>> add extra polyurethane and I believe that it still worked afterwards,
>> again
>> until the OBIT blew.
>> I moved and I now have a 15kV neon sign transformer, so I added capacitors
>> in series with my MMC to allow for the higher voltage.
>> I have never been able to get the Tesla Coil to work again.
>> If the secondary had a shorted turn, would tgat prevwnt it from working?
>> How can I test the secondary?
>> Any Tesla Coil enthusiasts near Monroe Township, NJ?
>> Thank you,
>> David Delman
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