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  • building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter)

    Okay so now my model looks the same as yours but it's just not giving more arcs.Secondary coil - 30AWG - 800 turnsPrimary Coil - 16AWG - 2-5 Turns(reduced or increased within this range according to the supply)Transistor - MJE3055T, TIP3055, TIP31C (Tried everything)Supply - (9-27)VResistor - 10K ohm... Tried 1M ohm resistor too...Capacitor - Pretty large valueThe sparks don't seems to be increasing. What could be the possible reason and how can it be increased. Please help!!

    Initially i wound it around a White PVC. I didnt get large arc. So i thought winding it around a cardboard like how you have shown in the video will suffice. but still no improvement. So please help!

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  • building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter)

    What value of capacitor should be used in order to get better performance?

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  • building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter)

    So basically i built a slayer exciter and worked fine. My goal is to increase the arc.I have used TIP31c and TIP3055 and both produced very small arcs. Im using a 47k resistor and two UF4007 diodes. The circuit is powered up by two 9V batteries given in series.The primary coil is 16 gauge thick and 15 turns in total. The secondary coil is 26 gauge and around 200-300 turns have been wound around a pvc pipe and is connected to a metallic load on top.To increase the arc, i wound three layers of secondary coil to increase the flux. Care was taken to see to it that there was continuity and was wound in the correct direction of current. Between each layer a piece of paper is kept to prevent from shorting. Theoretically if the no of turns in the secondary is increased further then automaticall...

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    So basically i built a slayer exciter and worked fine. My goal is to increase the arc.I have used TIP31c and TIP3055 and both produced very small arcs. Im using a 47k resistor and two UF4007 diodes. The circuit is powered up by two 9V batteries given in series.The primary coil is 16 gauge thick and 15 turns in total. The secondary coil is 26 gauge and around 200-300 turns have been wound around a pvc pipe and is connected to a metallic load on top.To increase the arc, i wound three layers of secondary coil to increase the flux. Care was taken to see to it that there was continuity and was wound in the correct direction of current. Between each layer a piece of paper is kept to prevent from shorting. Theoretically if the no of turns in the secondary is increased further then automatically the output voltage should increase. But unfortunately, the whole model stopped working once i increased the turns. So please help me figure out a way to increase the electric field arc produced!

    Thanks a lot!

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