- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 5/2017 on page 104
Experimenting with Tesla Coils
Easy to build with just a few components
This subject has already come up several times in Elektor, but producing impressive sparks with a Tesla coil still fascinates a lot of people — and not only electronics enthusiasts. Tesla coils come in all sizes from small to tall, and the really big ones can produce sparks several meters long. Here we describe some designs which only produce relatively modest sparks or simply light up lamps, but with the advantage that they are easy build.