Tag Archives: DRSSTC

How to build a Tesla coil. Design, theory and compromises!

A live broadcast that I did on Sunday, February 4, 2018 with focus on designing Tesla coils with special focus on the DRSSTC topology. Questions about the Tesla coil theory and design tools can be asked during the broadcast and … Continue reading

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How I came to build a 4 meter spark generating Tesla coil, a technical story from 2008 to 2016.

Here is the recording of the live stream I did on 2018 January 31, Wednesday at 2000 CET, I performed a live stream on youtube to talk about how I started building Tesla coils, the journey that went on for … Continue reading

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Grounding, circuit protection and EMI

This is chapter 11 of the DRSSTC design guide: Grounding This chapter will first cover the different hazards related to EMI, then go over some studies to understand the difference between grounding systems and at last present possible solutions to noise … Continue reading

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Featured Tesla coils

Micro DRSSTC coils Mads Barnkob – IXGN60N60C2D1 Mini DRSSTC coils Medium DRSSTC coils Hydron – CM300DY-24H/SKM200GB125D/MBM200A6 Large DRSSTC coils Fabricio Franzoli – CM300DY-24NF Phillip Slawinski/Cameron Prince – CM600HA-24H Very large DRSSTC coils Micro DRSSTC coils Mads Barnkob – Kaizer DRSSTC … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC IV – a high impedance primary circuit experiment

A new article has been added that describes the thoughts, design, construction and test of a very high impedance primary circuit QCW DRSSTC, where the voltage ramp is coming straight from half wave rectified mains supply and a mains synced … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC IV

WARNING!: Working with electricity is dangerous, all information found on my site is for educational purpose and I accept no responsibility for others actions using the information found on this site. Read this document about safety! http://www.pupman.com/safety.htm Introduction DO NOT REPLICATE … Continue reading

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SSTC and DRSSTC musical modulator

Since Martin from ctc-labs.de decided to close down his website, which was all written in German, I asked him for permission to translate and publish some of his content to keep it online and public for others to use. So … Continue reading

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Musical SSTC/DRSSTC interrupter

All credit for this article goes to Martin Ebbefeld from ctc-labs.de, after he closed down his website we made an agreement of me hosting some of his content. I translated his article as best as I could from German to … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC III update #7 – Show and tell

While we had the box open for removing the real-time current control, as you can see in the previous post, I did a walk through of how the coil is put together and what parts have been used.

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Kaizer DRSSTC III update #6 – First full power test after removing RTC

After cutting out the bonding wires to the RTC circuit of the CM600DU-24FA IGBT bricks, which we thought could be one of the reasons that we were not able to trip the 1500 A OCD setting, we had a short test … Continue reading

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