Author Topic: Car-Amplifier-SSTC QUESTION  (Read 581 times)

Offline Fumeaux

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Car-Amplifier-SSTC QUESTION
« on: December 28, 2018, 11:02:30 AM »
Hi Guys!

I'm currently working on my first SSTC. Right now, I'm trying to get the electronics running, before putting it in the nice case.

My goals are:
>to get sparks (obviously)
>to use as many of the parts found in the car-amp
>to have everything fitting in a car-amp case

I found this old car-amp with 2x 80W channels for 5€ (something like ebay, but local)


Current performance 4-5cm arc at 30V and 0.2-3A.

PS: The 12V rail of the driver board had 2V ripple with ~300kHz, with 680uF added 0.5V ripple. Could this be a problem too?
« Last Edit: February 06, 2019, 09:06:29 AM by Fumeaux »

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Re: Car-Amplifier-SSTC QUESTION
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2019, 12:32:29 PM »
Great reuse of some old discarded power electronics, going green for sparks is always good! :)

Calculation of primary current was discussed here: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=455.msg2763#msg2763
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Re: Car-Amplifier-SSTC QUESTION
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2019, 12:51:29 PM »
Thanks for that I totally missed that, even though I read it. Much Appreciated!

Calculation of primary current was discussed here: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=455.msg2763#msg2763

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