Changing NST Input Freq??
From: Bill Noble [SMTP:william_b_noble-at-email.msn-dot-com]
Sent: Thursday, June 04, 1998 11:39 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Changing NST Input Freq??
lower freq will make your tranformer overheat and destroy itself - same
thing that happens when you run a 400Hz transformer on 60 Hz.
>From: Bert Hickman [SMTP:bert.hickman-at-aquila-dot-com]
>Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 1998 6:18 AM
>To: Tesla List
>Subject: Re: Changing NST Input Freq??
>Tesla List wrote:
>> From: djQuecke [SMTP:djQuecke-at-worldnet.att-dot-net]
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 6:40 AM
>> To: Tesla List
>> Subject: Changing NST Input Freq??
>> I dismantled some old telephone gear recently and have a rather large
>> frequency divider. Input 60hz, Output 30hz. It was hooked up with a
>> sized transformer and I think it may handle the current draw of an NST.
>> So what would the effect be on the NST's output?? I seem to recall a
>> discussion that lower the freq may raise the Out current and lower the
>> voltage, is this correct?
>While running a transformer designed to operate at 60 Hz at 50Hz will
>usually work for intermittent duty, running it at 30 Hz will most likely
>cause the transformer to overheat and have lower output due to core
>-- Bert --