Re: 7 kv -at- 1 amp[ transformer

At 09:03 AM 4/10/96 +0700, you wrote:
>>From jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-com Wed Apr 10 01:21 MDT 1996
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>From: jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-com (Jim Fosse)
>To: tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com
>Subject: Re: 7 kv -at- 1 amp[ transformer
>Date: Wed, 10 Apr 1996 01:39:59 GMT
>On Tue, 9 Apr 1996 09:01:30 +0700, tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com, you
>>I have a chance to pick up a 7 kv -at- 1 amp plate transformer at a very 
>>good price. I wonder if anyone in the group has attempted to work with 
>>this low a voltage transformer....successfully? 
>>Would appreciate any inputs
>>Skip Greiner
>	I just bought a 7.2kV 10KVA pole pig, I've got about 5 minutes
>of run time so far. I'm going to have to build another cap for my
>system to get it into tune before I can comment on the difference
>between a 10KVA pole pig and my 15KV -at-60ma neon. The cap is required
>because my newest cap turned out to have to low of a value to get my
>system in tune.
>And you can use your old neons as ballistic inductors, just short the
>secondaries, or add 1 turn shorted loops in place of the old
>secondaries for those neons  that you've depotted.
>	jim
A Large Variac used as a varible inductor on the primary side of your 
pole pig is a good method of regulating the maximum current output on
the seconday side without having much effect on the peak voltage