Re: Sync motor question
On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "B**2" <bensonbd-at-erols-dot-com>
> Hi John, All,
> Can your synchronous rotary gap be easily modified to fire only on
> one polarity of the AC voltage waveform? Suppose this were possible.
I think this would give rise to a DC component in the transformer
secondary. This might cause the HV transformer core to saturate.
A lot of current would then be drawn from the mains.
Just my initial feeling. Could well be wrong.
- In sunny Newcastle