Re: Blown Neon transformers

On reading about the ongoing problems re neon filtering....

> My new handwound RF chokes (air core 142mH) appear to work OK by
> themselves, and I still haven't lost a transformer with them,  but
> when you add a 250pF bypass cap to the transformer output terminals,
> KA-BOOO....phttt!

I'd like to add suggestion. How about lashing the filter up on the 
workbench then running it with a sig gen and scope to find (a) the
associated resonance, and (b) tailoring some damping resistance to