Re: new member ??
to: Chip, Sam
The 129 uF was the power factor cap ---- missed that part on the first
go-around. I assumed if he was running .069 ma he might also be seriously
trying to use a 129 MFD cap on the HV side which of course wouldn't work
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> Subject: Re: new member ??
> Date: Tuesday, December 01, 1998 12:18 PM
> Original Poster: Sam Laur <slaur-at-sekunda.pp.utu.fi>
> > Original Poster: Chip Atkinson <chip-at-ez0.ezlink-dot-com>
> > Yes, I must concur with Mr. Cox. I overlooked the "ma" after the .069.
> > If it's 0.069A (69ma), then it'll be fine. If it is truly less than
> > 1/10th of a milliamp, it's far too weak a transformer.
> IMHO, that was a typo. However, what Mr. Cox says about the cap being
> 129 MFD...
> > On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Tesla List wrote:
> > > Original Poster: "D.C. Cox" <DR.RESONANCE-at-next-wave-dot-net>
> > > If your cap is 129 MFD and your xmfr only provides .069 ma (less than
> > > 1/10th of 1 ma) your system won't even begin to work at all.
> ...This seems to be wrong, too. In the original post, it is clearly said
> the ...
> > > > On Sun, 29 Nov 1998, Tesla List wrote:
> > > > > Original Poster: "Shane and Tammy Rusch" <str-at-itol-dot-com>
> > > > > winding length. Cap. is poly-plate in series to obtain approx.
> > > uf.
> > > > > (homebuilt, under consruction) primary is #10 solid copper,
> Now where did the 129 MFD come from?
> > > > > 8" dia. .69" wire spacing , x-former is 10kv .069 ma. with pfc.
> cap to
> > > 129
> > > > > uf. My question's are should I increase my pri. ma. to .092 or
> Power Factor Correction cap? If it is 10 kV, 69 mA, then the PFC is quite
> matched to the transformer primary.