Electric OU: Supplement: TK’s Quantum-17 Charge Dump Demo
I’m using the neon as the switching element to dump the capacitor charge back into the battery.
After this video I decided to move the cap and neon to the battery positive pole, and changed the cap to a 10 microFarad, and used a 1R in series with the 1n4007 diode on the discharge path.
This results in a quicker charge/dump cycle with less energy going through the NE-2, so it might last longer. I’ve damaged a couple of them with high-current surges testing this apparatus.