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!