Re: using an SS White x-ray transformer
Hi Dr. Resonance,
>Best to forget about using it for TC use. The current is way too low and
>the potential too high. For small coils a single 12 kV 60 mA NST works
>fine. For medium size coils use 2 or 3 NST's in parallel. For large coils
>use a pole xmfr.
>You really need a good healthy supply of current not excessive voltage to
>charge your HV tank circuit caps. Too little current and they never reach
>full charge in 8.3 mSec period of sine wave.
>We have several x-ray xmfrs and only use them for climbing arcs.
I didn't think it would work too well for Tesla coil use either, so I'm
going to use it simply as a high voltage power supply.
Thanks for your input!