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by Dang911
Wed Jun 15, 2005 5:32 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Home built ignition generator unit
Replies: 83
Views: 52200

re: Home built ignition generator unit

I only felt the heat buildup when the circuit was brand new and working 100%. After the thing stopped fully rectifying sparks (2min) and break down into its current condition the capacitors have never heated up again. I consistently observe them but have found they are fine. (doesn't mean they are g...
by Dang911
Tue Jun 14, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Home built ignition generator unit
Replies: 83
Views: 52200

re: Home built ignition generator unit

Sorry to double post, but I have some more important info. After writing the last post, I went and changed the mosfet. While doing that there was a point where the diode was totally disconnected from everything. What a perfect time to test it, I had always had a slight suspect, that would be the sho...
by Dang911
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Home built ignition generator unit
Replies: 83
Views: 52200

re: Home built ignition generator unit

Wonderful information, thanks!!!! I will try and replace my mosfet, ::damn:: Those things aren't cheap, luckily I bought 2, 3 of everything, because I know stuff like this ALWAYS happens. The mosfet I used was quite robust like yours #A40N25 http://www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/FQ/FQA40N25.pdf (info shee...
by Dang911
Mon Jun 13, 2005 7:56 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Home built ignition generator unit
Replies: 83
Views: 52200

re: Home built ignition generator unit

Is anything wrong|?
by Dang911
Mon Jun 13, 2005 7:53 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Home built ignition generator unit
Replies: 83
Views: 52200

re: Home built ignition generator unit

Hi Steve, I am 17 years old and am in the process of building a pule jet. The only think holding me up was how to ignite it. Well I saw your solution and decided to build it. After building it I tested it out and was very pleased as I had similar results to yours. Here is my problem. I only ran the ...