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Post  adrian ss Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:45 am

Many years ago I built a large ish tesla Coil.
I am going bigger. Very Happy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Yv-slSF5o8&feature=youtu.be


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Post  geof_junk Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:39 pm

adrian ss wrote:Many tears ago I built a large ish tesla Coil.
I am going bigger. Very Happy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Yv-slSF5o8&feature=youtu.be

How does those white/purple arms grab the GOLD mate. Smile Smile
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Post  adrian ss Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:27 pm

This machine is a beast. Will look good in my lounge room or doing demos at the local high school.
5 foot sparks Might clear the air of corona virus. I wonder if it likes ozone Laughing

This is the oldie tuned down a bit so it would work in the shed.
Sparks are about 26 inches long and hit the roof.
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Post  moredeep Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:43 pm

I think you are a bit of a bright spark Adrian Laughing Laughing Laughing Q36


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Post  adrian ss Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:19 pm

Picked up a small made in China Tesla about two years ago and never got round to unpacking it, so now that I am back in a Tesla mood Thought I would check it out..
It is Okay and quality is quite good. Tossed it together and gave it a run.

Is fine and produces approx 10 inch discharges. can also play music if you feed it with square wave audio.
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Curious red spot in the above pic?
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Post  adrian ss Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:01 pm

Bummer! Just after that last pic the power supply MOSFETS decided to blow.

All fixed now. Very Happy Although the power supply input fuse is blowing on a bit too regular basis when the unit is running full power. GRRRRRRR .Might have ta stick a 6 inch nail in the fuse holder. affraid Laughing Laughing
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Post  moredeep Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:09 pm

stick the bulb in your gob adrian and I'll call you uncle fester,photo please Laughing Laughing


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Post  adrian ss Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:41 pm

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affraid lol! geek drunken


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Post  moredeep Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:54 pm

well that shut me up  Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing
well done m8 cheers

that has made my day.


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Post  adrian ss Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:20 pm

Couldn't resist the challenge. Rolling Eyes

Felt a slight tickle. Laughing Laughing

Some real Aussie tesla's
http://tesladownunder.com/tesla_coil_sparks.htm#Honey
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Post  deutran Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:28 pm

The Tesla files on tonight SBS viceland ch31 19.41
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Post  adrian ss Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:40 am

Well worth watching.
My little machines power supply has smoked itself once too often (mosfets blew their guts out, literally) and is now in the fix it later bin. Mad
  I cranked the input volts up a bit and things worked fine in low power selection but when i selected high power the mosfets disagreed and said stuff this I'm outa here. Laughing
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Post  moredeep Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:46 pm

pity Adrian I was going to ask if it worked in any other part of your anatomy  affraid Laughing Laughing


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Post  adrian ss Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:30 pm

Got a different sparky thingo. Seems more stable than the other one.
Discharge is about 10 +  inches

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Post  adrian ss Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:25 pm

This son of a gun bites.
Won't be lighting up any globes in my gob with this one.  pale
Held an earth wire up to the discharge load and the spark bypassed the earth and nailed me good. Spark here is about 11.5 inches. May not be the 26 inch discharges that my old original not so well tuned tesla could dish out but not bad for what this little one is.
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Interesting how some of the discharges can start out quite zig zaggy and then become be fairly  straight ish.
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Place a glass jar over the top load and bright orange flashes appear along the plasma flows
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Post  adrian ss Fri Aug 07, 2020 6:22 pm

Just found out that if you spray a bit of hair spray into the jar and up-end it over the top load and fire the tesla the jar launches like a rocket. affraid lol!
I knew it would do that, I just wanted to see it. Laughing

I recall when i was 16 or 17 and had built my first tesla coil I rigged up a setup so I could put hydrogen into a large plastic bottle. I made the hydrogen using a high school science experiment set up . Screwed a spark plug into the bottle lid and connected the tesla output to the spk plug and fired the tesla and Walla! a hydrogen bomb that worked very well. Mum was not happy and I never did that again. affraid
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Post  moredeep Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:29 pm

you'll have asio knocking on your door if you mention hydrogen bomb too much. Laughing
Nothing like building a bomb or two as a young buck,glad you are still here to talk about it.


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Post  spark-in-the-dark Sun Jun 13, 2021 5:07 am

Do you happen to remember the password used for the rar archive which came with this tesla coil? Containing the operating instructions, de-bugging instructions, sample music files and software that converts music? (One machine manual in English一体机说明书英文版-1 qycs1708.rar)

Like you i purchased one of these around 2 to 3 years ago now, a replacement had to be sent as the first arrived damaged, by the time it all got sorted out it was left in the box and forgotton about. I pulled it out yesterday to try it out, then when trying to extract the rar archive containing the files mentioned above, it asks for a password. I did know this when i had the first tesla coil arrive, however, i've misplaced it over the years and now cant find it.

So, do you adrian ss happen to remember what your password was for your files? I have spent many hours googling this, and this is the closest i have came to finding someone with the exact same tesla coil.

Great pictures on your post by the way ( very much a noob here as never been on a forum before).

Thanks in advance.

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Post  adrian ss Sun Jun 13, 2021 7:51 am

What password?? I have no password in relation to my tesla coils.
Which tesla do you have and what are you trying to find out. Will see if I can find the info that came with the tesla. I tend not to read instructions very often....Probably why I blew up one of my teslas. Rolling Eyes
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Post  spark-in-the-dark Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:04 pm

I have the exact same tesla coil as yourself in the above picture ( blue and black acrylic housing the electronics, the chinese one you built). Mine came with a usb stick which has videos showing how to use the tesla coil, videos of how to tune it to get the best music sound, many pdf files of various instructions and schematics, already converted music files along with software to convert your own music in order to play on the tesla coil.

As stated, the first coil arrived damaged, however, i must of had a piece of paper with the password on or something as I had a look at the usb stick as i was waiting for the second tesla coil to arrive. By the time the second coil arrived I had moved onto another project and the tesla coils was left in their boxes since 2018/2019, and where the password for the rar archive on the usb stick has gone, i have no clue.

I dont know how to attach zip/rar files in forums, as i would add it for you to see, i am hoping the picture i have tried to insert will also show. Did you get a usb stick with the same files which i am describing with your tesla coil?

Many thanks for trying to help me here.

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Post  adrian ss Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:16 pm

All that I received was a block diagram showing how to connect it up. No usb stick or wiring diagrams. I have not played music through it and have no square wave music files.
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Post  spark-in-the-dark Mon Jun 14, 2021 1:03 am

As you can see from the below image (screenshot) this is just a few of the music files contained in the rar archive, as you can also see the file is listed at 0 bytes due to incorrect password. The sign wave music software is also in the rar archive.

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Post  adrian ss Mon Jun 14, 2021 4:03 pm

Does this mean anything to you??

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Post  spark-in-the-dark Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:54 pm

No....

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Post  adrian ss Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:02 am

I can only suggest that you try some of the tesla forums, they may be able to help.
Maybe try :
“One Tesla.com”
Or.
http://onetesla.com/downloads
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Post  spark-in-the-dark Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:26 pm

Sorry for the late reply... Thank you, I'll try....

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Post  adrian ss Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:41 pm

Is that tesla working ok? Did you have any success with the square wave music?
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