RE: LC filter adequate?

Gavin: Don't assume that all neons are center tapped, as not all are.
In fact, I would suspect that these are not. However, I wonder
at what the imbalance in current will do (53ma  vs 60ma)

Michael Baumann
Coiler, Homebrewer, Nerd. mycroft-at-access1-dot-net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tesla List [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> Sent: Monday, December 21, 1998 11:18 AM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: LC filter adequate?
> Original Poster: Gavin Hubbard <ghub005-at-xtra.co.nz> 
> At 10:58 PM 12/20/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >Original Poster: Doug Brunner <dabrunner-at-earthlink-dot-net> 
> >
> >I'm building a .88 kVA coil with a set of neons as a power source (one
> >7.5/60, one 7.5/35, one 7.5/18, with the two small ones in parallel, and
> >the big one in series with them). 
> This is not a good idea. Since the NSTs are centre-tapped to ground,
> connecting them in series will put several thousand volts across their
> cases. From a safety point of view, you would be better to use a single
> 15kV/60mA NST.
> Safe coiling,
> Gavin Hubbard