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DRSSTC design guide update #3

Chapter 6 of the DRSSTC design guide is now online, the subject is on snubber capacitors, how to find the right capacitance based either on known inductance or a rule of thumb using primary peak current. DRSSTC design guide 6. snubber … Continue reading

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DRSSTC design guide update #2

Chapter 4 of the DRSSTC design guide is now online, the subject is on DC bus capacitors with a primary focus on the regularly used aluminium electrolytic capacitors. A comparison with film capacitors is made and calculations to help you … Continue reading

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Writing process and site updates

I am currently working on a DRSSTC design guide where I try to put together best practises, lessons learned and explanations to the different solutions used by many people. It is not a from A to Z guide on how … Continue reading

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Happy new year!

I hope to learn even more about electronics in 2015, I hope I get to build more projects and I hope that I have the time to publish it all for you to read, comment and build for yourself. Happy … Continue reading

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File archive added to the site

Through this hobby I get by many interesting papers, documents, calculations, manuals, datasheets, designs etc. I do also find stuff, take pictures of stuff and do all kind of other stuff that never really gets big enough or done enough … Continue reading

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Project updates #3

The radiation monitoring is back up and running after a small upgrade of the 400V inverter choke which should make it run completely stable again. I repaired my 15 year old Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and it is almost as … Continue reading

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MMC calculator added to the online calculators

I have made a calculator for easily and quickly doing the initial design of the capacitor tank for SGTC, VTTC, DRSSTC and other Tesla coils with a resonant primary circuit. There is 4 basic inputs like capacitance, voltage rating and … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC I, updated with schematics

I have uploaded the bridge section schematics for the Kaizer DRSSTC I Tesla coil. The driver section will have to wait for me to find time to draw them on the PC, for now they exist only on paper. Progress … Continue reading

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Progress update #2

Time is flying when life smiles at you and the sun shines on your path! Spare time to work on my projects have been shallow and most it went on building a pair of Isophon hi-fi speakers with restored units … Continue reading

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10000 Unique visitors in 9 months!

I would like to thank all my readers and especially those who leaves comments and questions. Through the last 9 months, since I launched this new site,  I have had 10000 unique visitors to my site, it feels great that … Continue reading

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