Tag Archives: DRSSTC

Tesla coil and DRSSTC frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions How to make a DRSSTC? If you have never build a DRSSTC before, the best practice is to copy someone else’s proven design. There are many pits to fall in doing design, construction and testing that can … Continue reading

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Secondary coil design and construction for Tesla coils

This is chapter 9 of the DRSSTC design guide: Secondary coil Intro Building the secondary coil be a very time consuming and tedious task, but it is of paramount importance that everything is done properly and that time is spent on … Continue reading

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IGBT selection for Tesla coils or ZCS inverters

This is chapter 3 of the DRSSTC design guide: IGBTs Choosing a switch for a Tesla coil inverter is not a simple task if one looks into all the parameters given in a datasheet, and even more complex if you run … Continue reading

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Rectifier selection for Tesla coils and inverters

This is chapter 1: Rectifiers of the DRSSTC design guide To ensure a stable running DRSSTC that can put out consistent long sparks, it is important to have a constant DC supply voltage that does not vary, or sag (as … Continue reading

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DRSSTC design guide

Introduction to the guide This is a guide that aims to explain a few in depth details and best practices that one should have in mind when designing and building a Dual Resonant Solid State Tesla Coil (DRSSTC). It is … 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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Good MMC capacitors

Here is a list of capacitors tested by the high voltage community to be known to withhold the use as primary capacitor in Tesla coils. Capacitor specifications are taken from data sheets at 100kHz and some values for peak current, … Continue reading

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DRSSTC III update #1

Being the lucky person to suffer from having a work, there is little time to maintain building on all the high voltages apparatuses. None the less there is still progress and here is some of it for the large DRSSTC … Continue reading

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Kaizer DRSSTC III

Introduction Having already built a medium and a small DRSSTC, I feel that I have the experience and want the challenge of building a large DRSSTC system. Safety WARNING!: Working with electricity is dangerous, all information found on my site … Continue reading

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MMC calculator

MMC tank design calculator for SGTC, VTTC, DRSSTC and QCWDRSSTC Tesla coils. Results are guidelines to designing a MMC and should always be double checked in your final design! Most importantly is that voltage rating is the DC voltage rating, from experience … Continue reading

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