Category Archives: Derby Teslathon

Derby Teslathon 2009

Derby Teslathon 2009 Pictures


Dave Bullimores Can Crusher
Dave Bullimores Can Crusher

Dave Bullimores Can Crusher
Dave Bullimore
Dave Bullimores Marx
Dave Bullimores Marx
Dave Bullimores Marx
Dave Bullimores Marx
Dave Bullimores Can Crusher
Dave Bullimores Can Crushers triggered gap

Dave Bullimores Can Crusher
Dave Bullimores Can Crushers control
Dave Bullimores Can Crusher
A cap form Dave Bullimores Can Crusher
Derek Woodroffe's Sprite
Derek Woodroffe's Sprite, As usual I forgot to take pictures of my own stuff!
Earls Magnifier
The Primary and Secondary of Earls Magnifier

Earls Magnifier
The Tertiary coil of Earls Magnifier
Earls Magnifier
Earls Magnifier Tunring Up
Earls Magnifier
Earls Magnifier 7' arcs
Earls Magnifier
Then Breakout and rotary problems

Tesla Coil
Static Gap Tesla Coil - Owner ?
James Howells Bi-Polar Tesla Coil
James Howells Bi-Polar Tesla Coil
James Howells Bedini Motor
James Howells Large Bedini Motor
James Howells Bedini Motor
James Howells Small Almost a Bedini Motor

James Howells Bedini Motor
James Howells Small Almost a Bedini Motor
Phil Tuck's Static Gap Teslacoil
Phil Tuck's Static Gap Teslacoil
Phil Tuck's Static Gap Teslacoil
Phil Tuck's Static Gap Teslacoil
Phil Tuck's Static Gap Teslacoil
Phil Tuck's Static Gap Teslacoil

Derby Teslathon 2008

Derek Woodroffes DRSS Tesla coil
Derek Woodroffes Postable DRSSTC
Derek Woodroffes SSTesla coil
Derek Woodroffes SSTC
Derek Woodroffes SSTesla coil
Derek Woodroffes SSTC
Derek Woodroffes SSTesla coil
Derek Woodroffes SSTC
Earls magnifierTesla coil
Earls Magnifier Primary & Secondary
Earls magnifierTesla coil
Earls Magnifier Primary & Secondary
Earls magnifierTesla coil
Earls Magnifier
Earls magnifierTesla coil
Earls Magnifier Controler
Earls magnifierTesla coil
Earls Magnifier suffers the usual magnifier problem primary - secondary arcover
Earls magnifierTesla coil
Earls Magnifier suffers the usual magnifier problem primary - secondary arcover
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Jacobs Ladder
Pig Powered Jacobs Ladder
Martin Dales Small Tesla Coil
Martin Dales Tabletop TC
Martin Dales Small Tesla Coil
Martin Dales Tabletop TC
Martin Dales Small Tesla Coil
Martin Dales Tabletop
Martin Dales Small Tesla Coil
Martin Dales Tabletop
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison's Destructatron & High speed camera
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison's Destructatron & High speed camera
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison's Destructatron & High speed camera
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison's Destructatron & High speed camera
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison's Destructatron & High speed camera smashing a CD
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison's Destructatron & High speed camera smashing a CD
Mike Harrison's Destructatron
Mike Harrison saving the results
Mike Harrison's High speed video
Filming tungston wire
Mike Harrison's High speed video
Filming aluminium wire Exploding
Mike Harrison's High speed video
Filming aluminium wire Exploding
Paul Benhams 13Mhz Solid State Tesla Coil
Paul Benhams 13Mhz Solid State Tesla Coil
Paul Benhams 13Mhz Solid State Tesla Coil
Paul Benham tuning his coil
Paul Benhams 13Mhz Solid State Tesla Coil
Paul Benham coil breaks out

Derby Teslathon 2007

Derby Teslathon 2007

Derby Teslathon 2007


a UK Teslathon exibiting a collection of home made tesla coils
Earls Dc Charging Coil
Earls Dc Charging Coil
Earls Dc Charging Coil
Inside Earls Dc Charging Coil
Earls Dc Charging Coil
Inside Earls Dc Charging Coil
Melvin's DRSSTC
Melvin's DRSSTC
Earls Dc Charging Coil
Neon Breakout
Neon Breakout
Paul Benhams coil
Paul Benhams coil Dislodging spiders again

Paul Benhams coil
Paul Benhams coil Power Arcs
Paul Benhams coil
Paul Benhams coil Power Supply
Paul Benhams coil
Arcs Close up from Paul's coil
Paul Benhams coil
Pauls Rotary

Earls coil
Earls DC Charging coil
Sam's coil
Sams Coil
Earl's coil
Earls Coil
Sam's coil
Sams Coil
Sam's coil
Sams Coil
The Coilers
The Coilers & Visitors
If anyone has any picturs of my (Derek Woodroffe's) coils from this thon please can you email me a copy to tesla(AT)extremeelectronics.co.uk.

Derby Teslathon 2006

Derby Teslathon 2006

Derby Teslathon 2006


a UK Teslathon exibiting a collection of home made tesla coils
Adams OLTC
Adam arrives with a pratially completed OLTC
Adams OLTC
Adam gets first light from his OLTC at the  THON
Colins SSTC
Colins SSTC
Colins SSTC
Colins SSTC ,still working...
MY New DRSSTC - Noah
Noah my New DRSSTC ready to run
MY SSTC
My SSTC
MY Small DRSSTC
My Small DRSSTC Sprite
Noah's Arcs
Noah, My DRSSTC gives some arcs to air
Noah's Arcs
and 3' to an earth
My SSTC lights a 1Kw Bulb
My SSTC lights a 1Kw Bulb
My Cockcroft Walton Multiplier pie trick
My Cockcroft Walton Multiplier does it pie tray trick
Martins Twin Coil
Martins Twin coil his first run gives 9' Arcs
Martins Twin Coil
Martins Twin then gives 9' Power Arcs
Martins Twin Coil
after some tweaking this is streached to 10'
Martins Twin Coil
So much Tweaking Martin skipps lunch
Martins Twin Coil
Martin and Phill Set up the coil for 12' to smash the UK Record
Martins Twin Coil
12' a new UK record

Martin's Twin Coil
Martins Twin Coil Rotary

Martin's Twin Coil
After transfering so much power Martins Rotary lets some smoke out
Martin's Twin Coil
From an overheated electrode
Martin's Twin Coil
Martins Record is assisted by some novel breakouts
Martin's Twin Coil
Martins Pole Pig
Martin's Twin Coil
Martins Twin Coil Setup
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip Strauss and his Coil
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil's very nicly engineered acrylic construction
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil's safety and NST
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil's newly added blown gap
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil's give 3' streamers to air
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil's give 3' streamers to air
Philip Strauss's Coil
Philip's Coil's give 3' streamers to air
The Coilers and visitors at the 2006 derby Thon
The Coilers and visitors at the 2006 derby Thon

Derby Teslathon 2005

Uk Teslathon Derby 2005

Uk Teslathon Derby 2005





Adams OLTC

Actually Works 13" Power Arcs

Until It arced to the IGBT's





Adam Taking it apart
A Diathermy Probe (Watchout Ladies !!)

An Old Diathermy machine Im sure this would not be good for you !!





My( Derek Woodroffe) Set of Coils
A Visitor plays with Ikle Tess My CW Multiplier has a hair raising experiance.
Mark Hales Brought some interesting glassware.





Pault Benhams SGTC
Streamers from Pauls coil 5'+ Arcs
Tickleing the ceiling





Steve Connors DRSSTC
Setup Streamers
38" arc to earth





Phill Parry and Finn Hammer make a toroid

For Steve Connors OLTCII Which gave 5'+  arcs to earth and larege streamers


and power arcs,


Untill It struck the control cable


The Coilers and Visitors

Derby Teslathon 2004

UK Teslathon Derby 2004

UK Teslathon Derby 2004

Adam Horden Tests his OLTC

Colin Heath's SSTC arcs to earth. 

And pops its driver Ic's

My Nano Tess (the smallest SSTC in the word) on Steve Connors OLTCII (the biggest SSTC in Europe) 

My OLTC, arcs to the primary blowing its brains out

And trashing the secondary.

A collection of my small coils

My OLTC in TT (Twinkle Twinkle) mode.

Finn's very nicely built OLTC primary.

James Pawson with his SSTC

Martin Dales New coil,
 4' first light !!! 

Martins coil transfers power to Colins SSTC, blowing the IGBT's

Martins Complete setup



Martin Dale get a 6'7" Strike to earth.

Video of Martins coil in action.

Martins Controller and PIG.

Steve Connors OLTCII arcs 6'1" to earth,

Video of OLTCII acheiving 6',1"

Steve playes with his "Flower Pot" SSTC



Steve Connor with his OLTCII and My Nano Tess

SteveConnors OLTCII

Video of OLTCII streamers

Steve's OLTCII arcs to earth, blowing a 240v 30W bulb.

Video of OLTCII power arcing

Phil Parrys VTTC Running, No Smoke!! for the day.

The collective silicon cemetery for the day.

I I have many other photos from this event, If you want more please email me.

 

Derby Teslathon 2003

Derby Teslathon 2003

Pictures from the Derby Teslathon
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If your coil is unannoted please contact me with the details ( tesla@ extremeelectronics.co.uk )



Steve Connors Clasic Tesla coil.

Move from Steve Connors Coil.



Brian and Mikes Maggie doing its thing.

 

Dave Gambols Coil , Hitting the roof

More from Steve Connors Coil



Steve Connors OLTC. The Second in the world.

Alan Sharps "Quadratic mutation".



Martin Dale, Preparing His Coil.

Martin Dales Coil in action.



A Can Ready for execution in Mike Harrisons Destruct-a-tron

The Executed Can.

My (Derek Woodroffe) Cottontess

 

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Derby Teslathon 2002

Derby Teslathon 2002

A Few Pictures from the Derby Teslathon, the first Teslathon I visited.

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(If your coil is pictured and not annoted, please send me details to
tesla@ extremeelectronics.co.uk(Remove the space) )



Martin Dales Tesla coil, a strike to its Strike Ring.

Brian & Mikes, Maggie giving 4' Sparks


Martins 100kV Marks Generator


Colin Heaths Tesla coil.

Alan Sharp's SSTC

Various Bits and peices from Mike Harrison.



Richie Burnetts SSTC burns up another screwdriver
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