Re: 7 kv -at- 1 amp[ transformer
Subject: Re: 7 kv -at- 1 amp[ transformer
From: "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 1996 08:52:22 +1200
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Skip Greiner writes...
> 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
Yes, one of my coils currently works with a lower current rated
transformer of about the same voltage. I use a single tungsten gap,
no quenching with a 0.1uF capacitor. The system works well and no
quenching necessary. Throws sparks about 4 - 4 1/2 feet with 1600W