Re: Balancing Variacs

Hi Bert,

At 07:41 2/07/99 -0500, you wrote:
(for the benefit of the list, the thread was about using 1:1 transformers 
for ganging variacs in parallel)

>You're correct - each transformer winding must carry approximately the
>current of a single variac. Although I've not actually seen one of
>these, they supposedly are much smaller than the variacs they
>interconnect. For relatively closely matched variacs they should only
>need to handle (at maximum) a few volts per winding. Good luck, Mark,
>and keep us posted!

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