Tag Archives: VTTC

Kaizer VTTC III article added

I found some old notes and a short video of a quick lash up vacuum tube tesla coil I made in a single day. I wrote the details down and drew a schematic for those interested in using small PL … Continue reading

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Kaizer VTTC III

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. Safety WARNING!: Working with electricity is dangerous, all information found on my … Continue reading

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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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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 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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