Re: transformers

On Thu, 9 May 1996 22:12:01 -0600, Tesla List
<tesla-at-poodle.pupman-dot-com>, you wrote:

>>From ramdrive-at-easilink-dot-comThu May  9 22:02:22 1996
>Date: Thu, 09 May 1996 21:41:43 -0700
>From: ramdrive-at-easilink-dot-com
>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: Re: transformers

>>>Last week end, I bought some of what I thought were neon transformers. The 
>>>only markings on them were "mains" stamped beside a terminal block and 
>>>"Lamp" beside each of two ceramic insulators.  I only paid $5 each so I was 
>>>willing to risk it. The only problem is, the one I tested only puts out 900 
>>>odd volts.

>I'd guess you latched onto some flourscent ballast transformers.
A company does not go to the trouble of putting ""Lamp" beside each of
two ceramic insulators." on fluorescent lamp ballasts.