Tag Archives: DRSSTC

Winners of a DRSSTC UD2.1 board

Seven users entered the lottery for a board by leaving a comment with a email address and through a gentleman agreement subscribed to the various channels related to this site. Two random numbers have been drawn between 1 and 7 using … Continue reading

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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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Topload design and selection for Tesla coils

This is chapter 10 of the DRSSTC design guide: Topload Intro The topload of a Tesla coil serves more than one purpose. The most important and why it is there in the first place is that it acts as a capacitor … 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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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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