Parallel Neons

 * Carbons Sent to: usa-tesla-at-usa-dot-net

Quoting <EricMT1496-at-aol-dot-com> Eric Davis:

> I have acquired 2 neon transformers, a 12Kv /30ma
> and a 15Kv /30ma.  Can transformers of different secondary 
> voltages be hooked up in parallel?  Are there any precautions 
> that need to be taken. 

You cannot gang up transformers with mismatched voltages. You can
parallel neons of the same voltages with different current
ratings. So...

A 12 kv and 15 kv cannot be ganged.

A 12 kv 30 ma and a 12 kv 60 ma can be ganged.

Hope this helps.

Richard Quick

... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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