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Tesla coil/Slayer Exciter not working! PLEAAAASSSSEEEE HELLLPPPP! Answered

I have been working on a tesla coil/slayer exciter for a couple of months now, and recently did my first tests, which didn't work, and I couldn't figure out the problem. above is the pictures of the breadboard my circuit is on, the coil itself, and the schematic I based it on. Instructable that I used/followed

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Best Answer 17 days ago

I don't see a secondary coil in your pics.
Sorry but what you have there does not qualify for one.
The windings need to be way more accurate.
But I guess your main problem is the power - don't use batteries, at least not 9V block ones.
Get a 12 battery pack from a RC shop or use a normal power supply that gives at least 3A.

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Cheesey125
Cheesey125

Answer 9 days ago

Two things: one- Do you mean that my coil is too inconsistent--I feared that. There are no overlaps though. And two-- Could you provide me with a link? Thanks!

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Answer 8 days ago

It is quite easy to wind a small coil:
Mount the body into something that can spin slow - like a cordless drill.
Do a few turns by hand to get going, then guide the wire with one hand while you push the single turns together with a finger or cloth when required.
With a little bit of practise you can make one of the coils in a few minutes.
Just try again if the result is not satisfying enough ;)

Link?
Just look and ask around if friends or family members have some no longer required power adapters ;)
I guess 12V would be quite common and for example old monitors or modems used to have them with at least 3A on the output.
You don't want to spent a lot of money to buy a new one for this purpose...

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Cheesey125
Cheesey125

Answer 7 days ago

Thank you so much!