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Simplest type of Tesla Coil that produces high-voltage, low-current, and high-frequency alternating-current electricity.

Tesla coil is a type of resonant transformer circuit invented by Nikola Tesla around 1891. It is a high-frequency air-core transformer that produces high-voltage, low-current, and high-frequency alternating-current electricity. In general, Tesla coils can be divided into two groups, Spark Gap, and Solid State Tesla Coils. In some of my previous videos you can see some Solid State Tesla Coils made with Transistors and Vacuum Tubes. This time I will describe to you how to make a Spark Gap Tesla Coil which is actually the simplest type of Tesla Coil. I recently received as a gift, which was the main reason for starting this project.

Spark Gap” Tesla coil consists of the following parts

- Primary Coil consisting of several turns of thick copper tube
- Secondary coil containing about 1000 turns of thin lacquered copper wire
- A high voltage source, in this case a Neon Sign Transformer
- Spark Gap
- high voltage capacitor bank
- and Toroidal Top Load Terminal”

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