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24 kV Marx generator

Introduction This was my first high voltage circuit that eventually led me into building other high voltage generators, supplies and Tesla coils. A Marx generator works by the principle of charging up a number of capacitors in parallel and when … Continue reading

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4000 Joule capacitor bank

Introduction The idea behind a capacitor bank is to charge up as much energy as possible to short circuit that energy through small coils, aluminium paper, steel wool, wire and a lot of other things that can conduct a electric … 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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Kaizer SSTC III

Introduction The idea was to build a very small and compact Tesla coil as a gift for my mother that works in various science classes for the lower grades in public school. This driver circuit is very similar to the … Continue reading

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Mazilli ZVS flyback driver

Introduction The Mazilli ZVS flyback driver is well-known throughout the high voltage community for its simplicity and ability to deliver 20-50 kV at high currents for a flyback transformer. I build this circuit almost a year ago on a vero … Continue reading

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Kaizer SSTC II

Introduction This is a modified version of the first SSTC I built, the Kaizer SSTC I. It uses the same secondary, topload and driver board. New things is a full bridge of IRFP460 MOSFETs, audio modulation, shielded drivers and a … Continue reading

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Kaizer SSTC I

Introduction This is my first solid state Tesla coil, so I went with a sturdy and proven schematic made by Steve Ward. A lot of other coilers have replicated this circuit with great success and therefore it is easy to … Continue reading

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333 Joule MOC capacitor bank

Introduction The idea behind a capacitor bank is to charge up as much energy as possible to short circuit that energy through small coils, aluminium paper, steel wool, wire and a lot of other things that can conduct a electric … Continue reading

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Kaizer VTTC I

Introduction A VTTC is a Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil and it uses vacuum tubes / valves for the oscillator that is self biasing from a grid leak circuit. I chose to build a VTTC because the operation and components were … Continue reading

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