Re: Chokes

From: 	Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: 	Sunday, June 22, 1997 11:27 AM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Chokes

Richard Smit wrote:

> I have a transformer of 15000 VAC 30 mA and want to build a choke for my
> transformer. (I don't know much about chokes) Can anyone give me info on
> how
> to build it, the reason I'm asking you is that I can't unzip some of the
> files on ftp.funet.fi


I've had good luck (6+ coil-years w/o neon xfmr failure) by using chokes
with the following dimensions:

Winding Form - 1.5" dia PVC pipe, 4" length

Winding Length - 2.5" of 26ga magnet wire, close-wound, single layer

One choke is reqd in series with each xfmr output terminal.