Tag Archives: SGTC

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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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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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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Kaizer SGTC I

Introduction This Tesla coil is my first and was build without any expenses worth mentioning, its the prototype from which I learned a lot about Spark Gap Tesla Coils, high voltage and where to find components in household items and … Continue reading

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