```to: Chris

Just put a resistor in series with the output of the NST to limit the
current to the value you require.  Standard Ohm's law problem.

DR.RESONANCE-at-next-wave-dot-net

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> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Date: Saturday, September 12, 1998 2:34 PM
>
> Original Poster: AuroraOne-at-webtv-dot-net
>
> Hi everyone.  Just wondering, would it be possible to power an NST with
> another, smaller transformer, rather than simply plugging in into the
> wall?  I am asking this because I am working on a project where I need a
> high voltage power supply that delivers it at standard alternating
> current at 60-cycle  frequency, so hence a simple step-up transformer
> like an NST suits this purpose.  However, I have some problems with the
> high current output of an NST.  I need an output of very high voltage,
> at low current, at 60 hz.  So here's what I intend to do:  Can somone
> read this and let me know if this is possible with an NST?
>     My simple arrangement calls for three parts: a transformer which
> takes direct wall outlet current and steps it down to a safer level of
> about 25 volts, 2 amperes, another transformer which then takes this 50
> watts and steps it up to approx. 300 volts at low current, and then
> finally the NST itself.  Can the NST be powered by this 300 volts,
> thereby theoretically developing very high voltage, but at a "safer" low
> current?
> Obviously, this output would most likely be useless for any sort of
> Tesla Coil, but the experiment I am working on requires a "safe" very
> high voltage alternating current, (say, 50 kv) at low amps.  Is this
> possible?
> Thanks!  Chris T.
>
> P.S.  I hope it does work.  I can't just use a Tesla Coil for this,
> becaue the frequency is too high.  I need something at 60 Hertz!
>

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