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  • erickrieg@verizon.net
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 28, 2006
      some posts of interest:


      >Date: 2006/07/28 Fri PM 05:36:29 CDT
      >To: free_energy@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [free_energy] Fwd: Re: tesla coil: practical uses

      >
      >--- In free_energy@yahoogroups.com, "Wayne Gage" <waynegage@...>
      >wrote:
      >>
      >> --- In free_energy@yahoogroups.com, Israel Martinez
      >> <thelordismyshepherd2000@> wrote:
      >> >
      >> > My understanding is that the coil is an amplification
      >> > device of some kind. The device itself may not be
      >> > particularly useful in it's demonstration form, but
      >> > the principles are useful.
      >>
      >> The Tesla coil takes low voltage and transforms it to a high
      >>voltage,
      >> so what, transformers everywhere can do the same thing,
      >>transformers
      >> can increase, decrease and isolate voltage. A car radio is a good
      >> example of an amplifier, and amplification always comes with an
      >>energy
      >> cost, so describing a Tesla coil as an amplifier is inaccurate but
      >>the
      >> transformer principles are used everywhere.
      >
      >Yep. Transformers started with Faraday in 1831. The tesla coil is
      >just one rather insignificant sideline in the long historical
      >development of transformers, and it is far less useful than other
      >types of transformer. However, as per usual with anything Tesla-
      >related, it gets blown out of all proportion.
      >
      >Here are some quotes from a discussion-forum on tesla coils
      >(magnifying transmitter);
      >
      >"Is it used for the wireless transmission of electrical energy? if so
      >does this include anything significant to date, other than sparks?"
      >
      >"The magnifying transmitter does something, but was it the amazing
      >machine that some believe, or is it a side-show way of obtaining a
      >big electricity bill along with some huge sparks."
      >
      >"Why is the greatest invention of Tesla not used today? O.K. I smell
      >the usual answer: suppression by the establishment. But wouldn't
      >Occams razor imply that it just didn't work? Achieved nothing but
      >some impressive sparks?"
      >
      >"The usefullness of inventions is generally easy to measure by
      >looking at their distribution. In that discipline, the Magnifying
      >Transmitter earns 0 out of 100 points"
      >
      >As I've suggested before, it's the big sparks that impress!
      >
      >
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