Re: Transformer

From: 	richard hull[SMTP:rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net]
Sent: 	Wednesday, July 16, 1997 7:46 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Transformer

At 11:13 PM 7/15/97 -0500, you wrote:
>From: 	Lynn Anderson[SMTP:aasphalt-at-win.bright-dot-net]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, July 15, 1997 12:35 PM
>To: 	'Tesla List'
>Subject: 	Transformer
>Went back to the place that has all the coax for sale and what did I see? A
>large transformer. Much larger than I will need for my first coil but
>perhaps the right size for a later version.Can anyone help me out and
>explain to me what I have found. If appropriate for a coil I shall buy it
>and either use it or trade to someone for something else.  It says on the
>tag: G.E  Catalog #9T23B3882,3OKVA,primary 480 V.,Secondary 240V.   Type  QL
>Nema class AA dry Type Transformer.   It appears to be new.Thanks.
>           Get your "Tars and Stripes" from Anderson Asphalt!

You have found a very heavy duty (30 kva) step down transfomrer with a 2:1
ratio.  No good at all for Tesla work.  Used in industrial environment to
drop 480 volts down to 240 volts.

Richard Hull, TCBOR