Re: New to the group

Hi guys,
          A thought on the solid state neon "transformers"....

> > Beware of low priced neon sign 'transformers'.  Make sure you are
> > not being quoted on one of the newfangled hi-frequency switching
> > type supplies that are starting to replace real 60 Hz iron transformers in
> > sign service.  I haven't had a chance to play with one of these
> > hi-freq supplies yet, but would like to do so to evaluate their
> > potential (great pun) for exciting a plasma display.
> > 
> > If not sure check the shipping weight, the solid state packs don't
> > weigh 30+ pounds.

I am not in a position to get hold of one but I'll make some 
enquiries. It might be OK, if the output frequency is suitable
to use one as a ready made CW feed for a single resonator. I