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This page shows a number of different demonstrations, shown to our guests, as well as Martin Damev's DC resonant charging experiment. Most of the pictures were taken by Stefan Kluge and guests Franz Jost, Bernhard Utiger, Chrigu. Thank you all!

Andreas Saile's Tesla Coil

Andi and his TC
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1.3m (51") Spark
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Martin Damev's Jacobsladder

JL time exposure
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JL detail
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Martin Damev's DC-Resonant-Charging Experiment (July 13th-15th,2002)

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closer view of setup
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before ignition
...before ignition!
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Air inductor
27mH air inductor
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Martin and DC charger and B&W

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Xfrmr and 6pulse rectifier
Xfrmr 3ph.à 7800V and
6 pulse rectifier bridge
BBC diodes
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charging reactor
charging reactor
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clamp & reversal kickback diodes
30 x MUR4100E
clamp diode stack +
2 x E5700/2550-1,3
BBC diodes
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Unfortunately, the
faint and "nervous"
~3m sparks were
photographed in
daylight, and toward
a white wall. Sorry!
Photos by Kurt.

DC-test: spark 1
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DC-test: spark 2
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The experiment was
 successful. Powerdraw
 close to the expected
~11kW. Here a coarse
Schematic Diagram

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Induction Coil and Geissler Tube Demo's

15cm sparks
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...frightened photographer
was shaking the camera
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tube, filled with
0.5mbar of air
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tube, filled with
5mbar of neon
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Stefan, mounting
his Geisslertube
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..first light
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Geissler lighted
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Geissler lighted
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On the pinwall: giving credit to NIKOLA TESLA,
 visitor information and WARNING POSTERS

Nikola: young and old
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our own advertisement
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Ear protection warning
Ear protection
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cardiac warning
Cardiac pacemaker
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