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How can i quickly dump a capacitors entire load?

  1. Oct 18, 2015 #1
    I'm trying to make a tesla coil, and it seems like the capacitor in the coil drops all of it's charge in a fraction of a second. I've tried researching how to do that, but I can only find how to discharge it slowly and safely. Could somebody please help out?
     
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  3. Oct 18, 2015 #2

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    Welcome huggh,

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