Full power continuous run of the Sextant Tesla Coil

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Full power continuous run of the Sextant Tesla Coil

Post by torrey.smith » Thu Aug 18, 2016 6:33 pm



We're looking good for shows every night at 7:00 & Esplanade!

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Post by GreyCoyote » Thu Aug 18, 2016 6:46 pm

Sweet mother of God, Torrey!!!! That is just freaking AWESOME!
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Re: Full power continuous run of the Sextant Tesla Coil

Post by sadie » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:22 pm

So cool!
You can do THAT and I can't figure out how to imbed a gif.
If I could it would be an applauding audience....and it would be right here.
Well done. Very impressed.
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Post by spacetime » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:42 pm

Wow. Well done.

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Post by Token » Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:10 pm

Yeeeehaaaaw!

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Post by GreyCoyote » Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:25 am

How about some specs in that creature? The nerd in me is drooling.
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Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:54 am

It certainly upstages my neon sign transformer Jacobs ladder!
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Re: Full power continuous run of the Sextant Tesla Coil

Post by torrey.smith » Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:29 am

Thanks everyone!

Grey Coyote, come by and I can walk you through the system. I've been learning as fast as I can the basics of the circuit that DanDan created. This is roughly in the "Gen 5" state since we first began this project in 2014.

Here's a slight simplification (see below). We have added a large box transformer between the Generator and the Diodes.

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Captain Goddammit wrote:It certainly upstages my neon sign transformer Jacobs ladder!
Captain, will you drop by as well? I'd love to hear how your Jacob's Ladder project has gone. Is it on-Playa this year?
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