Re: HV supply regulation
> Would you go more into detail on high voltage DC active regulation? I am
> building a 7 kV 1.0 A DC power supply with a bridge made of four 872A
> rectifier tubes. I am going to use big chokes and big filter caps for
> regulation. How can this power supply be actively regulated to say 1%?
Shunt regulators have to handle pretty close to the full load power at
no load, depending on how tight you want the regulation to be. In your
case, full load is 7 kW!!!! I suspect an SCR control in the primary
circuit would be much more practical (and efficient).