Getting Hot!

A project log for Mechanically Driven Tesla Coil

A simple off-line variation of the SGTC, much easier to make, more reliable and doesn't require high voltage and heavy transformers...

Teodor ZafiroskiTeodor Zafiroski 03/01/2015 at 19:540 Comments

In the previous version, the bang energy was small, so the relay contacts were handling it easily, but with the major update, the relay contacts are getting red-hot after 3-4 minutes of operation. Still, that is completely acceptable for a demonstration coil...