Re: Neons??? Urgent!!
From: Rick Holland[SMTP:rickh-at-ghg-dot-net]
Reply To: rickh-at-ghg-dot-net
Sent: Thursday, December 25, 1997 12:17 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Neons??? Urgent!!
Tesla List wrote:
> From: Zuma[SMTP:mwise-at-ns.sosis-dot-com]
> Reply To: mwise-at-ns.sosis-dot-com
> Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 1997 11:48 PM
> On my neon I recently unpotted, I ran it hooked up to a neon light.
> The primary got extremely hot, hot enough it was boiling what little bit
> of tar that was left on it off. Is this normal?
No, this is not normal. If you used a solvent to unpot the tranny, you
may have dissolved some of the winding insulation. Also, the nick in the
primary could very well be shorting. I suggest you soak the thing in a
bucket of shellak for several hours at least and allow to dry.
The Answer is 42.