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Offline MoonMatthew

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Help with TC schematic
« on: July 27, 2022, 07:01:22 PM »
Hi, in the TC schematic i included there are 2 transformers, i know that TR1 is the Gate-Drive-Transformer, but im not sure about TR2.
I dont know if its a "standart" transformer, and still if it is/isnt, i dont know how to wind it. Sorry if this is a dumb question. And yes i know that i probably picked a complicated first tesla coil to make. You dont need to tell me that.
Thanks for any help.

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Re: Help with TC schematic
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2022, 03:57:19 AM »
Looks to me like a circuit with some flaws.  Perhaps whomever first made the circuit fixed some issues to get it working that were never updated in schematics.
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Re: Help with TC schematic
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2022, 05:42:54 AM »
Agree with Dave. Also interrupter that's working by disconnecting the ground of the driver might not be a good idea. It's better to use integrated Gate drivers instead of discrete transistors and make use of their ENABLE pin.
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Re: Help with TC schematic
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2022, 11:12:50 AM »
Well then, could you recomend a better drsstc or sstc schematic? I cant find any that are powerfull relative to size and cost. Or maybe is just cant search for schematics.

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Re: Help with TC schematic
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2022, 12:40:29 PM »
(DR)SSTCs are complicated piece of engineering, we need to understand your requirements before giving any recommendations.
What is your budget, what power levels you hoping to reach, what power source you will be using,...
In case you want a beginner's project Tesla coil a suggest building an SSTC like
https://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-sstc-i/
https://www.loneoceans.com/labs/sstc2/
https://www.vn-experimenty.eu/teslov-transformator/sstc/sstc-4.html
In case you want something a bit more complex, use PLL
https://www.uhvlab.org/sstc-ii
https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=460.0
Or build a DRSSTC
https://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-drsstc-i/
https://www.loneoceans.com/labs/drsstc1/
Or high power DRSSTC
https://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/kaizer-drsstc-iii/
https://www.uhvlab.org/drsstc-ii
https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=798.msg5285#msg5285
Or insane high power DRSSTC
https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=1430.0
https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=1882.msg14090#msg14090
Or QCWDRSSTC
Or Class E (DR)SSTC
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You get my point. There are tons of options and possibilities. And you will find a lot of information about how to build any of them just on this forum alone. You only need to search:)
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Re: Help with TC schematic
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2022, 01:52:46 PM »
Ok, thank you so much for your suggestions! When i finaly make one of these i will defenetly showcase it here.

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