Tag Archives: secondary coil

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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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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Secondary coil design and construction for Tesla coils

Published on: Jun 3, 2015. Last updated: Sep 5, 2018. 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 … Continue reading

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Spiral coil calculator

Here you can calculate the inductance for a given size of a spiral coil wound in one layer. It is optional to add the capacitance for f.ex. a primary tank capacitor or topload capacitance to find the resonant frequency of … Continue reading

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Helical coil calculator

Here you can calculate the inductance for a given size of helical coil wound in one layer. It is optional to add the capacitance for f.ex. a primary tank capacitor or topload capacitance to find the resonant frequency of the … Continue reading

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Coil winding machine

Introduction A coil winder is essential when it comes to making a beautiful coil on large forms. It takes considerable less time to wind large coils and varnishing the coils while they are rotating gives a much better finish. Considerations Control … Continue reading

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