Re: AC rateing of DC caps
From: Alan Sharp[SMTP:100624.504-at-CompuServe.COM]
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 1997 4:58 AM
Subject: Re: 2 foot sparks - need more garage!
>How do you figure an equivalent AC voltage for a cap rated in DC. I
don't want to bust mine.<
The wisdom on this list is to divide the DC voltage by 4,
28kV DC goes to 7kV AC for Tesla use - I've pushed this
to a little over 8kV, after observing that none of my
caps were getting warm.
Alan Sharp UK