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Old 11-07-2008, 09:08 PM #1
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Does anyone have an oudin coil I could borrow? I'll pay the shipping both ways.

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Default Re: Need to Borrow an Oudin Coil

You having some argon starting troubles ?

I suggest you also check PL for one

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Default Re: Need to Borrow an Oudin Coil

I have one that is just &quot;clicking&quot; that I am not ready to give up on yet.

It's not worth buying a coil over, but I would prefer to exhaust the options before recycling it.

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I have one that is just &quot;clicking&quot; that I am not ready to give up on yet.

It's not worth buying a coil over, but I would prefer to exhaust the options before recycling it.

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Have you tried heating the tube in an oven? I've heard that can work.

If you talk to mixed gas ( Steve ) on photonlexicon he might have one or know someone who does.
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Can you use a HeNe PSU? Is the voltage put out by a coil in the range of 8KV?
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Default Re: Need to Borrow an Oudin Coil

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Can you use a HeNe PSU? Is the voltage put out by a coil in the range of 8KV?
What I have read suggests that this is not a good idea. *It appears to be mostly bad for the HeNe PSU though. *Also, from what I've read the oudin should be kicking out in the tens of KV. *I MIGHT sacrifice one of mine if I cannot find a way around it. *I have several here in the 8-12KV range. *It would be cheaper than buying a coil.

What's the worst that could happen? . . . . . .I could electrocute myself and set the house on fire, right? * . . . .I'm good with that * [smiley=evil.gif]

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Least if you electrocute yourself, it's only gonna be a few mA :
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