From: Daniel Sauvageau[SMTP:Moonlight.Madness-at-Videotron.Ca]
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 1997 2:28 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: AC--->DC
> From: Brandon Doughan[SMTP:fiveht-at-well-dot-com]
> Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 3:29 AM
> To: tesla
> Subject: AC--->DC
> Amongst my coiling stuff, I have a 12K 60ma NST and a bunch of HV
> diodes. The other day i thought, "Hey! I can get some DC out of this,
> can't I?" Well, can't I? This is a recitifier, correct? I believe I
> set-up the correct circuit but I thought I'd ask the professionals.
> Anyone willing to draw a little ASCII art for me?
I thought about going that way when I get the components to build a TC... I figured out that it
should be more efficient - just like you and a few others here.
| +--|>--+--|choke|--+-- +??kV
| | |
| | |
| +--<|--+--|choke|--+-- 0V
(I hope it comes out okay on your side...)
Now that I re-think about it, another small cap before the chokes would sound like a fairly good
Have fun and after you tried it, tell me how well it worked compared to AC.