P5_6 How Many Turns Does a Coil Tattoo Machine Need?

Billy Peacock, Alfie Hopkinson, Jack Weston, Matthew Logan, Archie Page


We calculated how many turns a single solenoid of known dimensions in a coil tattoo machine would need to drive a needle at a frequency of 3000 strikes per minute at a voltage of 12 V. It was found around 18050 turns would be needed.

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