Tesla Coil Issue

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by dominic89, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. dominic89

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    Jun 13, 2016
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    Hello!
    I'm building my first coil.
    I'm trying to charge my coil from a 12v DC battery..
    I can't get the charge to cross the spark gap..
    Some help would be greatly appreciated.. 0612162240.jpg 0612162240a.jpg 0612162240.jpg 0612162240a.jpg 0612162240b.jpg 0612162241.jpg 0612162240a.jpg 0612162240b.jpg
     
  2. blocco a spirale

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    I'm no expert on these things but I think you need to do a lot more research on how a Tesla coil works... basic electrical principles would be a good starting point.
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2016
  3. Sensacell

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    From the look of it, you need to start over.
    You need to read and learn how these things work before attempting to build one.

    Otherwise, it's just a cool-looking useless object.
     
  4. Dodgydave

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    Jun 22, 2012
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    Where is your circuit, and i don't see an high voltage oscillator???
     
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