Re: Rotary Sparkgap
Subject: Re: Rotary Sparkgap
From: jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-com (jim fosse)
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 96 22:51 PST
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>From: "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
>Date: Wed, 21 Feb 1996 09:16:23 +1200
>Subject: Re: Rotary Sparkgap
> written was...
>> With say 14,400 volts in at 500 ma how
>> long does it take to fully charge a .025 mfd capacitor?
>By my calcs (using a transformer impedance based on V/I of about
>29kOhms) a time constant is about .75mS.
Has anyone plotted an IV curve for a shunt limited xformer? I know
just enough transformer math to be dangerous, but my gut feeling is that
they are not linear at lower currents.