The Awesome Power Of Musical Tesla Coils


Saturday Synth Porn: When it comes to strange and sexy electronic music instruments, few can top the theremin.

But when it comes to raw power, musical tesla coils are hard to beat. Above, a pair of musical tesla coils in action on the Engineering Quad, University of Illinois, as part of the Engineering Open House.

Here’s a show with a person in the image, for scale:


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5 thoughts on “The Awesome Power Of Musical Tesla Coils

  1. A quick youtube search returns plenty of videos of these if you want to hear what they sound like.

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