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Kaizer DRSSTC III update #5 – First full power light!

The first full power light sparks have been flown and the results was more than satisfying! See the videos and pictures in the full article!

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New online calculator for IGBT gate drive

I added a new online calculator that will help you do the calculations for IGBT gate drive. It is useful for continues wave operation and has a optional input and output for use with Tesla coils like DRSSTCs. Check it … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC III update #4 – First light

First light test and unfortunately under horrible conditions. We finished all the cabling and other small parts, bits and missing stuff in a days hectic work that lasted all night. So we missed the opportunity of testing in darkness. There … Continue reading

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Happy new year 2016!

I would like to thank all the readers and commenters that use the information found on this site. You are the fuel for me to add more content and hopefully I will finish some projects I have worked on in … Continue reading

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Kaizer VTTC III article added

I found some old notes and a short video of a quick lash up vacuum tube tesla coil I made in a single day. I wrote the details down and drew a schematic for those interested in using small PL … Continue reading

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Articles updated with new pictures

DRSSTC II article updated with 9 new pictures showing more details about the topload, secondary coil and construction from all sides. http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-drsstc-ii/ DRSSTC I article updated with 2 new pictures showing secondary termination details. http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-drsstc-i/ SSTC III article updated with … Continue reading

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DRSSTC III update #3

The large 7 ringed topload and 150 cm tall secondary has been finished and adds another large piece to the big build project. All the pictures can be seen at the bottom of the page: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-drsstc-iii/

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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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DRSSTC design guide update #1

The first 3 chapters of the DRSSTC design guide are now online. It is a long journey to read, find documentation and write this guide. It is a work in progress that properly will last for a while before I … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC 1 – high BPS video

A short video of high BPS ground strikes. The entire article about this Tesla coil: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-drsstc-i/

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